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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
ProfileBilingual Staff Attorney
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree. Active California State Bar membership-OR-temporary eligibility to practice law as a registered legal services attorney pursuant to Cal. Rule of Court 964 with the intention of taking the California Bar within a year. Bilingual fluency in English/Spanish. 0-4 years of experience in public interest law, Superior academic credentials. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Exceptionally organized, conscientious, self-motivated, with good analytical skills. Ability to exercise tact and sensitivity when speaking to people affected by cancer in medical, emotional, and financial crises. Ability to explain complicated legal issues to a non-legal audience Ability to recognize underlying issues and unspoken concerns. Ability to work independently, multi-task, and thrive in fast-paced environment. Computer literacy –familiarity with PC, Windows, Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and legal research databases such as Lexis and Westlaw. Must have access to transportation and a valid California ID. Flexibility for occasional weekend and evening work. Preferred: Familiarity with disability, employment, or health law. Personal experience with cancer or other disabilities. Experience conducting client intakes in person or over the phone. Public speaking experience. Will have a demonstrated commitment to public interest, superior academic credentials, and a desire to help people in crises.
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The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
919 S. Albany street
Los Angeles, CA 90015