Job Details

Public Interest Law Attorney in El Monte, CA

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Company name

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


El Monte, CA

Posted on

Feb 06,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will be responsible for the representation of families and individuals that are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of homelessness in a broad range of legal practice areas including: housing, public benefits, consumer, employment, immigration, re-entry and family law. Creating and conducting trainings for community partners, Know Your Rights workshops for clients and staffing legal clinics. Responsibility for maintaining relationships with firm's community partners by attending regular case management meetings. Regular travel to other NLSLA branch offices, courts, government agencies, shelters and community-based organizations throughout the Antelope Valley, San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Valley required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate Must be licensed and eligible to practice law in California. Prior experience working with the homeless or in public benefits, consumer, housing and/or family law is helpful. Must have a demonstrated passion and commitment to public interest law and prior experience assisting low-income individuals and client groups, with a sensitivity to those in crisis. Must possess strong research and organizational skills; the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; and well-developed analytical skills. The candidate should be self-motivated with the ability to multi-task. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish, Armenian, Chinese or another language spoken in poverty communities is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter and resume.

Company info

Elizabeth Brown
Director of Human Resources
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
1102 E. Chevy Chase Drive
Glendale, CA 91205
Fax: 818-291-1790