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Criminal Law Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Coachella, CA

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Company name

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Coachella, CA

Date Last Verified

Jan 25,2018

Posted on

Jan 03,2018



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Victim Legal Assistance Attorney/ VOCA Grant Manager Duties: Reporting to the Deputy Director, will manage all aspects of grant activity related to holistic legal services for victims of employment-related crimes under the Cal-OES Victim Legal Assistance (VOCA - KL) Program grant. Will manage all grant activities, including development of community education materials, staff and external training, client screening, case handling and referrals, and grant reporting, invoicing, and audit requirements, in collaboration with administrative and field office staff. Development of materials and delivery of community education to target client populations; staff training on delivery of holistic legal services to victims of employment-related crimes, including wage theft, workplace sexual assault, and other forms of workplace violence; training of community partners and victim service providers on working with target client populations (i.e. Low-wage workers, LGBT and indigenous immigrant populations); client screening, case handling, and referrals to law enforcement, community partners and victim service providers. Provide holistic legal representation to victims of employment-related crimes, including wage theft, workplace sexual assault, and other forms of workplace violence, with a focus on employment law and immigration remedies. Collaborate with and refer to law enforcement, victim service providers, and community partners as needed. Serve as resource for crla staff oversee the development and implementation of grant-related data capture and reporting procedures utilizing online case management system. Train staff in reporting and timekeeping procedures and provide assistance and quality control as needed. Prepare all grant reports, facilitate all invoicing processes, and coordinate any performance reviews or grant audits required by the funder.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree, admitted to practice law in California. 2-3 years' of law practice, including substantive experience in immigration and/or employment law. Prior experience working with low-income, immigrant or other disadvantaged communities. 2-3 years' professional experience in grants management and/or grants reporting strongly preferred. Administrative experience demonstrating the ability to produce results that depend on the cooperation of other people. Superior organizational skills. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Computer and data analysis skills with facility in using Internet, word processing and spread sheet software. Good interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse employee, community partner, and client population.
Term: 20 months

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)
1460 6th Street
P.O. Box 35
Coachella, CA 92236