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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
Senior Attorney The candidate will join the Supporting Families Workgroup. Will provide direct legal services to victims of domestic violence in both family law and immigration matters. Identify significant legal needs and issues for domestic violence survivors in the areas of family law and immigration and engage in impact litigation and policy to address those needs. Be an expert and leader within organization and outside organization in the areas of immigration and family law. Conduct domestic violence immigration and family law training to community based organizations, community groups and at national trainings. Help oversee grant deliverables and work with staff to ensure compliance. In conjunction with the Managing Attorney and the Pro Bono Director, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students. Supervises domestic violence legal clinics at local courthouses four times a month. Develop appropriate outreach materials and disseminate information about rights and benefits available to domestic violence survivors in the areas of family law and immigration.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have active membership in the California State Bar. Must have extensive litigation experience in Federal or State Court in immigration law or family law proceedings. Knowledge of and involvement in State and/or National-level issues and activities affecting low-income individuals in the area of immigration and/or family law is required. Leadership or extensive participation in a taskforce or commission at the local, state or national level is needed. Should have demonstrated commitment to serving immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence. Experience working under, and/or managing grants preferred. Willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessitated by job duties to meet professional duties to clients is needed. Bilingual skills are preferred.
Probationary Period: A one-year probationary period will be required.
Submit cover letter and resume online with 'Senior Attorney - SFWG' in the subject line.
Company infoLisa Morris