Job Details

Family Law Attorney in San Jose, CA

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Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

May 02,2018

Posted on

Apr 15,2018

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Youth 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.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
2 West Santa Clara Street
8th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113