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Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney - Disability Benefits Hearing Program The candidate will represent vulnerable clients in SSI, SSDI, and CAPI disability establishment hearings. Will represent clients in administrative hearings. Responsible for all aspects of representation including meeting regularly with clients, reviewing medical records, and researching and writing hearing briefs. During the beginning stages of the project, manage and develop cases for representation with minimal administrative support. Collaborate with other team members in identifying systemic problems within the SSI/SSDI or CAPI administrative hearing systems. Identify common problems with the initial disability benefit applications and work closely with the Technical Assistance team to provide feedback on ways to improve initial applications and increase approval rates. Past experience representing clients in SSI/SSDI or CAPI disability establishment hearings preferred. Experience representing clients in state fair hearings in CalFresh or CalWORKs benefits is also a plus. Ability to speak, read and write in Spanish is preferred. Membership in the California Bar or another State Bar is required. Application Deadline: February 19, 2018.
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Company infoLisa Charles