Job Details

Medical Legal Community Partnership (MLCP) Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 22, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 05, 2021

Posted on

Mar 12, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Glendale, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Health Care >> Health Care
Immigration >> Immigration
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Medical Legal Community Partnership (MLCP) Staff Attorney
Duties: Develop legal expertise in the substantive legal areas impacting the social determinants of health including; family law, healthcare access, housing, immigration, public benefits, re-entry and more. Play an active role in the implementation of legal service through Innovations including the ongoing refinement of processes and protocols; Collaborate with Innovations partners staff, healthcare providers, and community agencies through ongoing engagement, case reviews, and representing at Innovations meetings; Provide direct client services, technical assistance to Innovations partners, and trainings for patients and healthcare providers; Provide substantive legal support to MLCP paralegals; Serve as an escalation point for service delivery issues arising out of Innovations; Conduct process, skills, and substantive trainings for Innovations staff, patients, and other community members. Maintain an active caseload composed of direct patient referrals and technical assistance requests. Advocacy may include informal, administrative, litigation and/or policy work on a wide variety of substantive legal areas impacting the social determinants of health.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: California Bar membership is preferred. Previous experience with the Medical Legal Partnership model is a plus and expertise in one or more of the substantive legal areas impacting the Social Determinants of Health is strongly preferred. Existing experience under any one of these areas, especially immigration or family law is strongly preferred. Be a skillful, self-motivated, attorney who excels in a fast-paced, dynamic anti-poverty law practice and is capable of fiercely advocating on behalf of clients in multiple forums. Will 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. Excellent writing, research, organizational skills and the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with clients, healthcare providers, community organizations, attorneys, the judiciary and the public are essential. Spanish bilingual skills strongly preferred.

Additional info

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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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