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Litigation - General Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

Public Counsel

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

May 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 10,2018

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Supervising Attorney Duties: Supervision of direct services staff and casework; Maintaining a caseload as balanced with other supervisorial and administrative duties; Training, mentoring and professional development of staff; Collaborate with the Directing Attorney and team members to assist with program design, development, oversight and administration; Grant reporting, billing, and outcome tracking; Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external partners; Train and provide support to pro bono volunteers; Coordinating and participating in community outreach, including trainings and doing special projects as assigned; Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and a member in good standing of the California Bar; 5+ years of relevant poverty law experience; Comfort with trauma-informed legal advocacy: empathy, responsive listening, restraint from judgment, and demonstration of authentic care and concern; Commitments to race equity work and community lawyering, and willingness to incorporate race equity principles and community lawyering in practice; Ability to effectively supervise legal work in a fast-paced environment and high volume practice; Experience managing and motivating a team; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create a culture of feedback and continual improvement; Organization skills and attention to detail; Strong written and oral communication skills; Excellent negotiation skills; and Ability to commute throughout Los Angeles County. In addition, as required by funding and our service partners, after hire candidates must: Obtain certification that candidate is free of active tuberculosis prior to contact with clients; Participate in other health and security clearances. Ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish is strongly preferred.
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Company info

Nisha Vyas
Directing Attorney
Public Counsel
601 South, Ardmore Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005