Job Details

Domestic Violence/Family Law Attorney

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 07,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Domestic Violence/Family Law Attorney The candidate involves legal representation of low-income survivors of domestic violence in an array of family court proceedings, including dissolution of marriage, custody and support, UPAs and restraining orders. Serves in conducting community education presentations and working in collaboration with the court and domestic violence organizations to address policy and impact issues affecting domestic violence survivors. Assists victims of domestic violence in U Visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status petitions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Membership in California State Bar or licensed in another state and eligible to register as legal service attorney. Bilingual ability in Spanish preferred. Must have 5+ years of relevant litigation experience. Exposure to immigration law related to domestic violence essential. Strong organizational, language and communication skills needed.

Additional info

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