Job Details

Staff Attorney Housing

Company name

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2018

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

Years of Experience

Max 5 yrs required


Pacoima, CA
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Attorney-Housing Duties: Focus on housing advocacy including: pursue all aspects of housing and/or consumer-related civil litigation and administrative hearing representation; participate in high-impact projects involving systemic or policy issues affecting low-income individuals and families; maintain expertise on a range of housing and consumer issues affecting low-income individuals; provide outreach and education to tenant and community groups; and assist with some training and support of housing/consumer hotline staff. May include litigation and/or policy work in substantive legal areas other than housing/consumer law as needed, depending upon skills to be acquired, client needs and program priorities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: California Bar membership is required. Entry level attorney (0-5 years’ experience) who is highly motivated and passionate about public service work, with sensitivity to those in crisis. Excellent writing, speaking and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients, community organizations, attorneys, the judiciary and the public. Background in housing law or consumer law and experience working with low-income organizations and client groups preferred. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin is preferred. Will be a skillful attorney who can excel in a fast-paced, dynamic anti-poverty law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of NLSLA clients in multiple forums. Must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience serving low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. must possess strong research and organizational skills; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; and well-developed analytical skills. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish or Mandarin is preferred.

Additional info

Send resume and cover letter to (no phone calls).

Company info

Elizabeth Brown
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
1102 E. Chevy Chase Drive
Glendale, CA 91205
Fax: 818-291-1790

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