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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileHousing Supervising Attorney
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: Active Bar membership in California; 5+ years of legal experience; Experience in providing legal services to improve access to and preservation of affordable housing opportunities for low-income residents; Excellent written and verbal communication skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Legal Work Experience Knowledge of applicable housing laws and community legal needs; Litigation experience in State and Federal Courts, preferably in legal issues involving access to housing; Experience engaging in policy advocacy, coordinating or collaborating in policy campaigns with partner community-based organizations, conducting legal research and providing legal services to improve access to and preservation of affordable housing opportunities for low-income clients; Represented clients before judicial tribunals in a full range of civil legal matters with primary emphasis on landlord tenant, and legal issues involving access to housing. Other practice areas include foreclosure; Proficiency in dealing with people empathetically and effectively, while providing excellent legal services; Prior commitment to serving low income individuals, and the most vulnerable immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence; and, Bilingual preferred, Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese is a plus. Management experience Experience managing, teaching and mentoring staff within a unit; Familiarity with Legal Services Corporation (LSC) rules and regulations; Demonstrated ability to create and maintain community partnerships; Ability to build infrastructure for staff to effectively produce high-level legal services; and, Manage multiple grants and deliverables within the unit.
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Community Legal Aid SoCal
250 E. Center St.
Anaheim, CA 92805