Job Details

Staff Attorney – Family Law Unit

Company name

Public Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 48000

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Santa Ana, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 17,2018

Posted on

Mar 19,2018
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Family Law >> Family Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Full-time Staff Attorney Duties: Provide quality legal services to low-income residents of Orange County. Work collaboratively with other PLC staff to serve low-income residents. Organize and staff domestic violence and guardianship legal clinics at courthouses and at community facilities in various locations in Orange County. Coordinate and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students at clinics. Oversee case referrals and provide support to pro bono attorneys. Handle a case load of family law and guardianship matters on behalf of victims of crime. Conduct community education presentations to clients, partner agencies, and service providers. Assist with periodic compilation of data related to grant funding. Represent PLC at legal networking and community outreach events.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Active membership in the California State Bar. Bilingual English/Spanish fluency. Experience in working with victims of crime. Experience in family law required. Knowledge of probate law a strong plus. Ability to present legal concepts to audiences of varying sophistication. Excellent public speaking skills. Commitment to working with volunteer lawyers and law students. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Submission deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2018

Additional info

Send resume, cover letter and writing sample (up to 10 pages)

Company info

Grace Landa
Public Law Center
601 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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