Job Details

Family Law Attorney / Immigration Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

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Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law
Immigration

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Santa Monica, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 31,2018

Posted on

Mar 28,2018

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Attorney The candidate will join the Supporting Families Workgroup. Will provide direct legal services to victims of domestic violence in both family law and immigration matters. Develop appropriate outreach materials and disseminate information about rights and benefits available to domestic violence survivors in the areas of family law and immigration. Identify significant legal needs and issues for domestic violence survivors in the areas of family law and immigration and develop plans, including litigation and policy to address those needs. Outreach to immigrant communities where domestic violence victims are found. Conduct domestic violence immigration and family law training to community based orgainzations, community groups, clients councils and Department of Public Social Services. Work with paralegal in the provision of services and outreach to domestic violence survivors. In conjunction with the Managing Attorney and the Pro Bono Director, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students. Supervise domestic violence legal clinic at courthouse one to two times per week.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have active membership in the California State Bar. Must have litigation experience in State or Federal Court and preferably in family law or immigration proceedings. Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence related family and immigration law preferred. Ability to deal with people tactfully and effectively is required. Demonstrated commitment to serving immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence is needed. Should have willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessitated by job duties to meet professional duties to clients. Bilingual skills are preferred.

Note: A one-year probationary period will be required.

Additional info

Submit cover letter and resume online.

Company info

Lisa Morris
Director of Human Resources
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 W. 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017