Post Graduate Fellow - Eviction Defense

Contract, Full-time 21 views
Company Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Location Los Angeles, CA, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

USD
50000 to 57058
Annually

Contract, Full-time

May 12, 2022

Aug 25, 2022

Sep 29, 2021

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Post Graduate Fellow - Eviction Defense
Duties: The candidate will assist with litigation of eviction cases in the County Courthouses. Interview and counsel clients affected by housing problems. Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects. Work on policy issues relating to eviction and/or housing. Represent subsidized housing clients at administrative hearings and writs. Perform other duties as assigned.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should be awaiting results from the 2021 State Bar exam. Litigation experience is preferred. Knowledge of landlord-tenant, housing law, and the eviction process preferred. Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of low-income persons. Demonstrated ability to function professionally and effectively within a highly stressful environment. Ability to work effectively as part of a team. Ability to work effectively with government agencies, staff, volunteers, students, attorneys, and community members. Excellent writing and public speaking skills. Willingness to work beyond a minimum 7.0-hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events, and workweeks in excess of 35 hours when caseload or other obligations so necessitate. Note: This position is part of a special program created using designated funds. There is no assurance of ongoing funding or employment beyond twelve (12) months.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 50000 to 57058 Annually

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 W. 8th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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