Job Details

Housing Attorney

Company name

Bay Area Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 05,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Housing Attorney The candidate will represent low-income tenants in eviction proceedings at various stages, including in Superior Court. Represent tenants in Housing Authority administrative proceedings. Conduct community outreach, trainings, and provide pro per assistance to tenants at self-help and community sites county-wide. Work in collaboration with other community and behavioral health care services organizations to provide integrated services to clients. Address systemic issues in areas that uniquely affect our clients’ housing rights through use of impact litigation and policy work. Must have 2+ years of relevant litigation experience (substantial motion practice, discovery, negotiations, and trials). Should have membership in good standing of the California State Bar. Bilingual ability in Spanish or Cantonese is preferred. Excellent writing, editing, and proof-reading skills, with ability to be detail-oriented is needed.

Additional info

Send cover letter with attachment described below, resume, references, and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612

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