Job Details

Attorney – Medical-legal Partnership

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 01, 2021

Valid Through

Jun 14, 2021

Posted on

Sep 21, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 56000 to 62329 Annually

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Attorney – Medical-Legal Partnership
Duties: Work effectively with medical personnel and in a medical environment to address the social determinants of health; Provide individual client assistance, policy advocacy, and work closely with community organizations; Handle caseload, counsel and advise clients on their legal rights, conduct legal research and writing and represent clients in court; Coordinate and conduct community education and outreach at community forums, continuing legal education seminars, and medical clinics; Assume general administrative responsibilities including grant compliance, timekeeping and case management; Advocacy may include civil litigation, administrative hearings, policy in substantive legal areas, and/or other issues affecting poverty communities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active membership in the California State Bar; Substantive knowledge of housing, family law, immigration law, or government benefits preferred; Ability to work effectively with hospital personnel, staff, volunteers, students, attorneys, and community members; Demonstrated ability to function professionally and effectively within a highly stressful environment; Excellent written and verbal communication; Experience with diverse client population; Experience handling a variety of legal matters impacting poor and low income populations; 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.
There is no assurance of ongoing funding or employment beyond October 2020.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1102 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

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