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Litigation - General Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

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Company name

The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will report to the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney investigates and litigates impact civil rights cases on behalf of individuals with disabilities, including special education advocacy. Non-litigation advocacy is required, including assisting with the management of firm’s clinical program at University of LaVerne College of Law, community outreach and training, coalition building, writing and publishing reports, planning and participating in public meetings, legislative research and lobbying, media interviews, and assisting the Director of Litigation and/or IE Senior Staff Attorney with strategic planning for expansion of firm’s work in the Inland Empire. Must have 2+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, including litigation experience that prepares the applicant to handle disability rights impact litigation. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent project management skills, and a keen interest in firm’s mission. Admission to California Bar is essential. Should have superb legal research, writing and analytical skills; Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of federal and state disability litigation, including special education is strongly preferred. Experience working directly with client is essential. Excellent management and organizational skill is essential. Fluency in spoken and written Spanish, is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Send Application, a cover letter that addresses goals and interest in this position; resume; writing sample; names of three references; and a list of major cases

Company info

Norma Montano
The Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC)
919 S. Albany street
Los Angeles, CA 90015