Job Details

Supervising Attorney - Dependency

Company name

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Feb 10,2018
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Supervising Attorney - Dependency Duties: Supervision of staff and casework; Direct representation of a small number of clients, as necessary and appropriate; Case and courtroom coverage, as dictated by staffing resources; Program development, oversight, and administration; Hiring, training, and development of staff; Represent on external system improvement committees Participation in Law Foundation meetings, events and assigned activities. Provide leadership on external policy initiatives; Track policy and legal developments in the area of children’s rights; Oversee and participate in education and outreach to community regarding legal issues confronted by children and youth; Public relations with government contractors and the community; Oversee and manage contracts; Participate in fundraising activities including events and grant development.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: California Bar Membership or ability to practice law in California; 5 years of experience in public interest law or advocacy services, including 3 years as a juvenile dependency practitioner; Supervision experience preferred; Experience in project management; Skilled meeting facilitator; Fund development experience, including grant and report writing; Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams; Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with underrepresented communities, such as clients of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and who speak other languages; Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
152 North Third Street
3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112

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