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ProfileDomestic Violence Supervising Staff Attorney The candidate will provide holistic legal representation to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and /or stalking in matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence. Holistic representation goes beyond a victimâ€™s need for a protection order and includes representation in other proceedings directly related to the clientâ€™s experience of violence which is likely to increase victimâ€™s safety and security. Must be an active member of the California Bar with thorough knowledge and experience in family law with emphasis in sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Must have excellent analytical, organizational and writing skills; strong oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to supervise and/or work with legal par professionals as assigned; maintain relationships with other programs and agencies and attend appropriate meetings to further the program and funder expectations. Strong litigation skills in California courts; demonstrated commitment to public interest advocacy; high degree of initiative and willingness to work collaboratively with others; demonstrated ability to supervise and provide leadership; ability to travel throughout the county; and bilingual capacity in Spanish is strongly preferred.
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Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Incorporated
615 California Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93304-1611