Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 11,2019

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jan 24,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 50000 to 76400 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Modesto, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Provides legal service to low income clients and client groups including advice, negotiation, litigation and administrative advocacy in accordance with program priorities and case handling policies. Reviews and supervises the work product of Community Workers and Clerical support staff relating to all clients being advised or represented by him/her. Undertakes significant statewide impact activity, including institutional and group litigation or community economic development beneficial to the low-income community. Develops leadership in working with community, client and other advocacy groups related to statewide impact issues. Works to develop specialized knowledge in a substantive area of poverty law and acts as a resource for other staff through participation in at least one task force. Coordinates advocacy in substantive areas through collaboration with other human services providers, non-profit organizations and community, client or other advocacy groups. Participates in training programs, local office case review or staff meetings or other activities as required. Provides community education regarding legal rights and prepares materials relating to these presentations. Works with members of the private bar as necessary in accordance with Private Bar Involvement. Maintains contemporaneous time records in the case handling system. Maintains a good working relationship with all members of the office staff. Utilizes basic capabilities of word processing program. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admitted to practice law in the State of CA or willingness to take the next CA Bar Exam. Demonstrated commitment to working with low income clients. Excellent written and verbal communication. Able to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail. Good people skills and the ability to maintain positive relations with a diverse population. Bilingual (English & Spanish). Preferred Education and Experience: Experience working with low-income families and communities. Experience in a non-profit legal services environment. Prior experience in legal services and additional language ability relevant.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)
801 15th St, Ste 11
Modesto, CA 95354-1132

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