Job Details

Family Law Staff Attorney I

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 22, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 05, 2021

Posted on

Oct 14, 2020

Location

Riverside, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Profile

Family Law Staff Attorney I
Duties: Under the general supervision of the family law Directing Attorney to practice law on behalf of clients. Under direct supervision, to participate in all aspects of litigation including, client interviews, investigation, preparation of legal documents, negotiation, pre-trial hearings and trials and post-judgment hearings at trial level in family law cases including Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Paternity, Dissolution and requests in these cases regarding Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Spousal supportas appropriate; to provide legal advice and aggressive representation of clients in accordance with Program priorities, to provide service work, develop and maintain relationship with the community served and the leaders of that community and to encourage community contact with other staff, to maintain client files in an orderly manner, to prepare and submit necessary reports to the Executive Office, or other duties as assigned or may be required by the Executive Director or designee. To determine client eligibility according to federal regulations, to interview clients and assess the legal merits of the case and to make appropriate referrals to local private attorney involvement programs and/or directly to private attorney pro bono reimbursement project. To communicate as needed to do necessary follow-up on such referrals as directed by the office Managing Attorney. Client intake, referral, advice, public relations, etc.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Degree from law school and active member of the California Bar in good standing. Ability to understand the objectives of poverty law. Prior work experience, paid or volunteer, in legal service office serving low-income clients is considered and asset for employment. An ability to relate to the client community being served.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Inland Counties Legal Services
1l20 Palmyrita Avenue,
Suite 210
Riverside, CA 92507