Job Details

Managing Attorney

Company name

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach .

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

May 09,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2017
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Elder Law >> Elder Law
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Managing Attorney The candidate will provide management including oversight of legal and advocacy work; supervision and mentoring of staff; coordination of pro bono projects as well as office systems. Provide legal counseling and representation to low-income clients in the areas of housing, family law, immigration, and/or senior law. Develop, coordinate, and engage in fee-for-services work in East Bay. Conduct community education, outreach and clinics at sites accessible to target communities. Represent the organization at community, legal, and other meetings and functions, including meetings of potential funders and donors. Provide technical assistance and training to community agencies and partners. Assist with administrative and fundraising work of the organization. 5+ years of experience in supervising attorneys and others engaged in social justice work; 2 years experience managing a workplace setting including responsibility for HR related issues and office administration required. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and to serving underserved API communities and strong advocacy, courtroom, and teaching skills required. Successful history of raising attorney’s fees and in managing a fee practice required. Must be a member in good standing of the state Bar. Bilingual and bicultural skills relevant to the low-income API communities required. 5+ years of litigation and/or relevant courtroom experience preferred. Experience: in working with survivors of violence against women, elder abuse, or trafficking; with Abacus Law, Immigrant Pro, Essential Forms, Excel, and other legal software preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach .
1212 Broadway Street
Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612

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