Job Details

Bilingual Staff Attorney

Company name

Housing & Economic Rights Advocates

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 21,2018

Posted on

Jan 18,2018
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Profile

Bilingual Staff Attorney The candidate will provide legal services to low and moderate income homeowners on a wide range of issues threatening homeownership, including: mortgage foreclosure, predatory mortgage lending and servicing, home improvement scams, and property tax and code enforcement liens. Interview and conduct intake, document collection and analysis, advise homeowners on their legal rights, negotiate with mortgage lenders and other creditors to preserve homeownership, assisting with administrative claims, and litigating claims in state and federal court. Should have strong oral and written communication skills. Diverse economic, social, and cultural experiences are preferred. Must be bilingual or have substantial proficiency in either Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tagalog, Vietnamese, or Korean in addition to English. Should have CA Bar admittance or CA Bar pending. Previous exposure to the subject area of mortgage lending practices, home retention for homeowners and other relevant experience is a plus. Deadline: 1 April, 2018.

Additional info

Send a resume, list of three (3) references with addresses and telephone numbers and legal writing sample.

Company info

Maeve Elise Brown
Executive Director, Housing and Economic rights Advocates
Housing & Economic Rights Advocates
P.O. Box 29435
Oakland, CA 94604-0091