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Real Estate Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Inner City Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 12,2018

Posted on

Mar 11,2018

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Staff Attorney Duties: Litigate against landlords who rent unsafe and unhealthy apartments to vulnerable low-income tenants. May also participate in other litigation and policy work related to housing and homelessness and conduct outreach and education efforts. Partner with other legal or tenant advocacy organizations to provide direct client services through tenant clinics, participate in other projects related to improving affordable, safe, and healthy housing for low-income tenants, and perform other duties as needed. The Slum Housing Litigation Team works closely with pro bono counsel from private law firms in the majority of its cases.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership in the California Bar or another state required. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to assume responsibility quickly, and to manage an active caseload independently. Ability to work closely with a team including the Director of Litigation, staff attorneys, paralegals, organizers and administrative personnel. Ability to build trust and rapport with a wide range of clients in a kind, appropriate, and effective manner. Ability to use good judgment, multi-task, and meet deadlines. The ideal candidate will have some litigation experience and a demonstrated commitment to working with low income communities. Preferred qualifications include experience litigating habitability or other housing issues, and the ability to speak, read and write in Spanish.
Deadline: April 2, 2018

Additional info

Send cover letter setting forth interest in the position, resume, and 3 references.

Company info

Lisa Charles
Program Assistant
Inner City Law Center
1309 East
Seventh Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021