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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileSupervising Attorney DUTIES: Supervision of staff and casework; Direct representation of a small number of clients, as necessary and appropriate; Case and courtroom coverage, as dictated by staffing resources; Program development, oversight, and administration; Hiring, training, and development of staff; Represent on external system improvement committees Participation in Law Foundation meetings, events and assigned activities Provide leadership for on external policy initiatives; Track policy and legal developments in the area of childrenâ€™s rights; Oversee and participate in education and outreach to community regarding legal issues confronted by children and youth; Public relations with government agencies and the community; Oversee and manage contracts; Participate in fundraising activities including events and grant development.
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: 5 years of experience in public interest law or advocacy services, including 3+ years as a juvenile dependency practitioner; Supervision experience preferred; Experience in project management; Skilled meeting facilitator; Fund development experience, including grant and report writing; Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams; Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with underrepresented communities, such as clients of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and who speak other languages; Strong written and verbal communication skills; California Bar Membership or ability to practice law in California.
Send: (1) a resume and (2) a cover letter.
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
152 North Third Street
San Jose, CA 95112