Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Public Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 04,2018

Posted on

Mar 25,2018


USD 48000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Santa Ana, CA
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney Duties: Provide quality legal services to low-income residents of County. Work collaboratively with other staff to serve low-income residents. Organize and staff domestic violence and guardianship legal clinics at courthouses and at community facilities in various locations in County. Coordinate and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students at clinics. Oversee case referrals and provide support to pro bono attorneys. Handle a case load of family law and guardianship matters on behalf of victims of crime. Conduct community education presentations to clients, partner agencies, and service providers. Assist with periodic compilation of data related to grant funding. Represent at legal networking and community outreach events.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active membership in the California State Bar. Bilingual English/Spanish fluency. Experience in working with victims of crime. Experience in family law required. Knowledge of probate law a strong plus. Ability to present legal concepts to audiences of varying sophistication. Excellent public speaking skills. Commitment to working with volunteer lawyers and law students. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Additional info

Send resume, cover letter and writing sample (10 pages or less).

Company info

Grace Landa
Public Law Center
601 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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