Job Details

Attorney – Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Community Outreach Project

Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 07,2020

Valid Through

Apr 21,2020

Posted on

Jun 13,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 56000 to 69374 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Long Beach, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Attorney – Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Community Outreach Project
Duties: Maintains an open caseload primarily in the areas of family law, immigration, and other poverty law issues; Organizes and coordinates community education and outreach activities regarding LAFLA services to API communities in the greater Los Angeles area; Recruit, train, and mentor pro bono attorneys, law students, and other volunteers; Identifies significant legal needs and issues facing API immigrant communities and develops plans, including litigation and policy advocacy, to address those needs and issues; and Supervises intake conducted through API language lines and at legal clinics at various locations, including courthouses and community-based organizations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications Active membership in the California State Bar; Litigation experience in State or Federal Court; Experience in matters before USCIS, EOIR or other administrative bodies; Demonstrated knowledge of family law, immigration and/or other poverty law preferred; Ability to deal with people tactfully and effectively; Demonstrated commitment to serving Asian & Pacific Islander (API) immigrant communities; Willingness to work beyond a minimum 7.0 hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events, and work weeks in excess of 35 hours when caseload or other obligations so necessitate; and Bilingual in Khmer, Hindi, or other Asian language strongly preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
601 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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