Job Details

Staff Attorney – Legal Services For Veterans

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 07,2018

Posted on

Jan 25,2018
Practice Area
Elder Law >> Elder Law
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Staff Attorney – Legal Services for Veterans Duties: Provide legal assistance him/herself in some areas, and coordinate with other BayLegal staff for the provision of legal services in others. Practice areas may include Veteran’s benefits, SSI/SSDI, G.A., CalFresh, and other public benefits; housing law; consumer law; and domestic violence/family law. Will include collaboration and coordination of referrals with partner organizations, tracking of project data, and outreach and education.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Membership in good standing of the California State Bar. Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision. Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills and is very detail-oriented. Ability to work independently and as a part of a dynamic team. Cultural competency in working with low‐income clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities, Limited English Proficiency clients, and LGBT clients. Strong organizational, language, and communication skills. Exceptional listener and strategist who can thrive in a collegial environment. Familiarity and experience with legal services practice areas. Strong preference will be given to those who have experience working with veterans.

Additional info

Send (1) cover letter with attachment described below, (2) resume, (3) references, and (4) writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
2 West Santa Clara Street
8th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113