Job Details

Staff Attorney / Clinical Supervisor Housing Practice

Company name

East Bay Community Law Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 60000 to 90000 Annually

Location

Berkeley, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Staff Attorney / Clinical Supervisor – Housing Practice
The candidate responsibilities will include: Represent low-income tenants in unlawful detainer cases, subsidized housing hearings, and rent board hearings. Supervise weekly evening Tenants’ Rights Workshops, advising and advocating for tenants regarding a broad range of housing-related legal problems including evictions, code enforcement, rent control, public housing (conventional and §8), and fair housing issues. Assist pro per tenants in mediation and settlement negotiations at our weekly courthouse clinic in Hayward. Conduct outreach and provide pro per assistance to tenants at self-help and community sites. Teach, train, and supervise law students, legal fellows, and volunteer attorneys by offering substantive law and skills trainings, regular individual and group case reviews, day-to-day monitoring of individual work, mentoring, and student recruitment. Work collaboratively with other attorneys at EBCLC to provide holistic, wrap-around services addressing the root causes of poverty. Participate in collaborative partnerships with other community and legal services organizations providing similar services. Complete administrative tasks, such as those related to grant management and reporting. Participate in ongoing professional development to improve client services and student supervision. Additional tasks as assigned by supervisor. JD degree is required, member of the California State Bar in good standing. Proficiency in Spanish, Cantonese, and/or Mandarin a plus.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
East Bay Community Law Center
3130 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

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