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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileInterpersonal Violence Prevention Attorney Duties: Represent survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault primarily in the area of family law and related civil legal issues. Representing survivors at all stages of family law cases, including: dissolution, custody, support, protective orders and property issues; representing low-income clients in a range of civil legal issues; including: housing, public benefits, health access and consumer protection; identifying systemic problems that affect our clients’ rights and addressing these challenges through affirmative advocacy and policy work; conducting community outreach and training; and collaborating with the local and national interpersonal violence organizations to address policy and impact issues affecting survivors.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision. Cultural competency in working with low‐income clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities, limited English proficiency clients, and LGBT clients. Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills and is very detail-oriented. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic team. Curious and self-directed with an ability to anticipate what needs to be done. Sense of humor. Fluency in Spanish preferred.
Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, diversity statement (see below) and list of references.
Bay Area Legal Aid
575 Lincoln Avenue
Napa, CA 94558