Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 11,2019

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jan 23,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 45760 to 73500 Annually

Location

Watsonville, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide legal services (advice, negotiation, litigation & administrative advocacy) to low income clients in accordance with the program priorities and case handling policies. Review/supervise the work product of Community Workers and Support Staff relating to all clients being advised or represented. Take on significant statewide impact activity, including institutional, group litigation and community economic development. Develop leadership in working with the community, clients and other advocacy groups related to statewide impact issues. Develop specialized knowledge in a substantive area of poverty law and acts as a resource for other firm staff through participation in at least one firm task force. Coordinate advocacy in substantive areas through collaboration with other human services providers, non-profit organizations and community, client or other advocacy groups. Participate in training programs, case reviews, staff meetings and other firm activities. Prepare and provide community education regarding legal rights. Collaborate with members of the private bar as necessary. Maintain contemporaneous time records in case management system. Maintain great working relationship with all staff.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be admitted to practice law before the court of any state. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of CA or willingness to take the next CA Bar Exam. Experience working with low-income families and communities is preferred. Experience in a non-profit legal services environment is preferred. Prior experience in legal services and additional language ability relevant is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.(CRLA)
21 Carr Street
Watsonville, CA 95076

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