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Staff Attorney â€“ 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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