Job Details

Attorney Elder Justice

Company name

Bet Tzedek Legal Services.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Attorney – Elder Justice DUTIES: Provide telephonic and in-person intake interviews, as well as home visits, to assess the needs of IHSS consumers and providers and make recommendations to the Caregiver Advocate regarding representation in civil and administrative law matters; In collaboration with the Pro Bono Manager, recruit, train, and supervise pro bono and law student volunteers in IHSS client representation engagements; Represent clients, through oral and written advocacy, at administrative law hearings regarding government benefits including but not limited to Medi-Cal and IHSS; Make educational outreach presentations on Medi-Cal, IHSS, long term care and financial planning; Work with the Caregiver Advocate in a range of other legal matters including but not limited to Powers of Attorney, Advanced Healthcare Directives (Power of Attorney), wills and other legal matters consistent with existing practice; and Participate in coalition meetings to advance the rights of IHSS consumer and providers.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Active member of the California bar, in good standing; Demonstrated commitment to mission required, with 2 years of experience in public interest law or public benefits preferred; and Spanish-language proficiency (spoken and written) required.

Additional info

Send letter of interest, resume, and minimum salary requirement.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bet Tzedek Legal Services.
145 South Fairfax Avenue
Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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