Job Details

Public Interest Law Attorney in San Jose, CA

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Company name

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

Sep 25,2018

Posted on

Aug 09,2018

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Supervising 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 children’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.

Additional info

Send: (1) a resume and (2) a cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
152 North Third Street
3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112