Job Details

Immigration Attorney / Public Interest Law Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Inner City Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Immigration
Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 08,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will help expand homelessness prevention work by holistically addressing a range of issues that impact housing stability. Role will include legal work in a wide-array of areas, including eviction defense; maximizing income through government benefits and increased employability; limited immigration assistance; record expungement; citation defense; credit improvement; debt reduction; and preserving and obtaining housing subsidies. Partner closely with traditional homeless services providers and will bring a whatever-it-takes approach to ending and preventing homelessness for clients.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 2+ years of experience in at least one of the following areas of poverty law: public benefits, consumer, fair housing, immigration, or reentry-related subjects such as record expungement. Understanding of the legal barriers confronting people experiencing homelessness and appreciation for the vital role social workers and other non-lawyers play in addressing their needs is needed. Membership in the California Bar or another State Bar required. Spanish fluency preferred.

Application Deadline: February 19, 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