Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Oakland, CA

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Company name

Housing & Economic Rights Advocates

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 07,2018

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Staff Attorney Duties: Carries own caseload of both non-litigation and litigation cases. Significant non-litigation advocacy on behalf of homeowners regarding a broad range of debt and credit concerns, including advocacy with mortgage servicers, local counties, and others, administrative advocacy with a wide variety of agencies, local state and federal, and significant non-litigation consumer legal services and advocacy in other subject areas related to asset preservation. Responsibilities include: Engaging in non-litigation advocacy with a broad range of local, state and federal agencies, including rent stabilization agencies and housing authorities, and HUD, just to name a few. Engaging in litigation, primarily in state court, co-counseling with staff and/or external co-counsel. Modest supervision law students or other interns involved in case work. Engaging in a vast array of non-litigation advocacy across a swath of consumer topics and working intensively with clients one-on-one Providing workshops, and participating in clinics.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Requires a JD Degree and license to practice law, in good standing, in California. Excellent legal research and writing. Attention to detail a must. Excellent communication and presentation skills (written and oral). Demonstrated commitment to the principles of diversity. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Excellent organizational and training skills. Ability to understand and work in a non-profit, law office environment. A passion for problem solving. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects. Bilingual ability in a non-English language commonly spoken in California. Bilingual ability in a non-English language commonly spoken in California required.
Expiration date: February 15, 2018

Additional info

Send resume, a list of three references with addresses and phone numbers, plus a legal writing sample.

Company info

Maeve Elise Brown
Executive Director, Housing and Economic rights Advocates
Housing & Economic Rights Advocates
P.O. Box 29435
Oakland, CA 94604-0091
Phone: 510 271-8443