Volunteer Law Student Clerk (spring/summer/fall)

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Company Eviction Defense Collaborative Location San Francisco, CA, United States

Public Interest

Law Student


Jun 29, 2022

Oct 12, 2022

Dec 10, 2021


Volunteer Law Student Clerk (spring/summer/fall)
Responsibilities: Under the supervision of a licensed Attorney, perform all tasks related to unlawful detainer litigation. Preparing responsive pleadings, discovery, and motions. Assist with advocacy for tenants and negotiating on their behalf with landlords and landlords’ attorneys in unlawful detainer (eviction) actions. Assist with the representation of tenants at court hearings, settlement conferences, and trials. Work collaboratively with colleagues across the organization and within the respective department. Legal research and legal writing.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Excellent written and oral communication skills. A facility in Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Tagalog, Russian or other second languages a plus. Should be committed to improving their legal research and writing. Proficiency to intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and other common computer programs. Database management a plus (Salesforce). Excellent customer service skills (professional demeanor, sound judgment, communication, de-escalation, client-management, etc.) and proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion. Possess the ability to make quick decisions and exercise good judgment. Possess the ability to work on several projects simultaneously and handle a high volume of activity and be able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure. Willingness to work collaboratively, but with the capacity to work independently.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Eviction Defense Collaborative
995 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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