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Litigation - General Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

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Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate

Location

USA Santa Monica, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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Staff Attorney Duties: Litigate eviction cases and more complex housing cases; Interview and counsel clients affected by housing problems; Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects; Participate in weekly night clinics; Be part of a team of eviction attorneys working on a state-wide pilot project; and Other duties as assigned.

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; Some knowledge of government benefits is preferred but not required; 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 to conduct presentations and trainings. 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
Director of Human Resources
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1640 5th Street
Suite 124
Santa Monica, CA 90401-3309