Job Details

Bilingual Housing Attorney

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 07,2018

Posted on

Sep 11,2017
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Bilingual Housing Attorney Duties: Provide advice and counsel, brief service and representation to clients on the phone and in person; Represent low-income tenants in eviction proceedings at various stages, including in Superior Court; Represent tenants in Housing Authority administrative proceedings; Conduct community outreach, trainings, and provide pro per assistance to tenant at self-help and community sites county-wide; Work in collaboration with other community and behavioral health care services organizations to provide integrated services to clients; and Address systemic issues in areas that uniquely affect clients’ housing rights through use of impact litigation and policy work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership in good standing of the California State Bar. Bilingual ability in Spanish, Vietnamese or Cantonese required. Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision. Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills, with ability to be 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. Excellent verbal communications skills and demonstrated ability to convey critical legal advice in a concise and comprehensible manner. Cultural competency in working with low‐income clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities, LEP clients, and LGBT clients.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612

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