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Litigation - General Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

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Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA Santa Monica, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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Staff Attorney – Eviction Defense Workgroup Duties: Litigate eviction cases; Interview and counsel clients affected by housing problems; Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects; Be part of a team of eviction attorneys working on a state-wide pilot project; Work on policy issue relating to eviction and/or housing; Represent subsidized housing clients at administrative hearings and writs.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active membership in the California State Bar; Prefer some trial experience; Some knowledge of landlord-tenant, housing law, rent control 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; and 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.

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Company info

Lisa Morris
Human Resources
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1550 W. 8th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017