Job Details

Self Help Staff Attorney

Company name

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Aug 28,2019

Posted on

May 15,2019

Salary

USD 60000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Self Help Staff Attorney
The candidate will work on a pilot project examining the impact of legal services on individuals, the court and the community in the Unlawful Detainer system. Staff an office in the Courthouse to intake litigants in unlawful detainer (eviction) matters, facilitate workshop(s), and refer cases for potential representation to Shriver partner agencies. Would be expected to participate in pro bono efforts (Shriver Corps) including supervision and training of law student volunteers.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be licensed and eligible to practice law in California with 1+ year of experience in housing law. Should be passionate about public service work with 2+ years of experience in civil litigation, preferably in landlord/tenant. Current membership in the California Bar is required. Must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law. Prior experience serving low-income individuals and client groups on housing and eviction matters, with a sensitivity to those in crisis is preferred. Bilingual verbal, reading, and writing proficiency in Spanish is preferred.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume and a writing sample.

Company info

Elizabeth Brown
Director of Human Resources
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
1102 E. Chevy Chase Drive
Glendale, CA 91205
Fax: 818-291-1790

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