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Staff Attorney – Homeless Prevention The candidate will interview and counsel clients on various legal issues. Work collaboratively with case managers to provide holistic services. Represent tenants facing eviction in court. Assist clients with government benefits applications and appeals. Advocate for employment-related benefits for low-income workers wrongfully denied. Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects. Work on policy issues relating to homelessness and holistic services. Represent subsidized housing clients at administrative hearings. Learn legal areas such as expungement of criminal records, debt relief and restoration of license to remove clients’ legal barriers to housing and benefits. Must have active membership in the California State Bar. Should preferably have experience working in diverse poverty law issues. Must desirably have some knowledge of, landlord-tenant law, government benefits, or criminal expungement. Should have: Ability to work effectively with staff members from outside community based organizations, government agencies, and homeless service providers; Excellent writing and public speaking skills; and Willingness to work evenings and weekends as necessitated by job duties to meet professional duties to clients. Note: A one year probationary period will be required. Availability: April 1, 2018.
Company infoDiane Talamantez