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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileYouth Justice Attorney Responsibilities: Client interviews, negotiations with governmental agencies/opposing parties, research and writing, and representation at administrative and court proceedings. Engage in outreach with social services, law enforcement, youth and trafficking service providers, and other community organizations, and coordinate off-site legal clinics to target homeless and court-involved youths in County. May also maintain a smaller number of youth cases from County, and some degree of cross-county work is anticipated.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: California State Bar membership (will be considered if results pending); or admitted to practice in another state and eligible to practice in California for 3 years under the California State Bar rules for the Registered Legal Services Attorney Program (must pass CA Bar at a later date). Strong commitment to youth justice issues and supporting and magnifying youth voice. Experience interviewing and working with youth is preferred. Must be self-directed and be comfortable working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment. Excellent communications skills, oral and written. Bilingual skills are preferred. Demonstrated experience with youth benefits programs, working with youth, trafficking victims, and/or culturally diverse, low-income client populations. Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team.
Bay Area Legal Aid
2 West Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113