Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 24,2019

Valid Through

Feb 06,2020

Posted on

Dec 28,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 56000 to 62329 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
 
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Profile

Attorney
The candidate will provide direct legal services to victims of torture, domestic violence, and other serious crimes in both family law and immigration matters. Develop appropriate outreach materials and disseminate information about rights and benefits available to victims of torture, domestic violence, and other serious crimes. Identify significant legal needs and issues for survivors of torture and/or domestic violence in the areas of immigration and family law and develop plans, including litigation and policy to address those needs. Outreach to immigrant communities where survivors of torture and/or domestic violence are found. Conduct trainings and outreach to community based organizations and community groups. Coordinate with other assistance organizations in the area by providing referrals and implementing partner meetings to assure appropriate and efficient coverage of services. In conjunction with the Managing Attorney, Supervising Attorney and the Pro Bono Director, recruit, train, and supervise volunteer attorneys and law students. Supervises legal clinic at courthouse one to three times per week.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have active membership in the California State Bar. Administrative experience in immigration matters before USCIS and EOIR. Litigation experience in State or Federal Court and preferably in family law or immigration proceedings. Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence related family and immigration law preferred. Ability to deal with people tactfully and effectively. Demonstrated commitment to serving immigrant communities and survivors of domestic violence. Willingness to work beyond a minimum 7.0 hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events, and workweeks in excess of 35 hours when caseload or other obligations so necessitate. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. A one-year probationary period will be required.

Additional info

Please submit a cover letter and resume online. Include “Attorney –Supporting Families” in the subject line.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
1102 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

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