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Law Student - Public Interest in Los Angeles, CA **

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Company name

Disability Rights California

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Jul 23,2018

Posted on

Jan 16,2018

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Law Clerks – Fall The candidate will find working with us a challenging and rewarding experience. Currently we are engaged in a variety of exciting and precedent-setting cases including fair housing litigation and ADA litigation. Law clerks gain experience with: Interviewing clients and consumers. Providing information on self-advocacy. Legal research and writing. Representation at mediation and administrative hearings at school districts, universities, regional centers, Social Security and others. Providing assistance to people with psychiatric disabilities who are incarcerated in psychiatric institutions to ensure the enforcement of their federal, state, constitutional and statutory rights. Assisting clients file charges of discrimination with U.S. Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Education, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Assisting in the investigation of serious, systemic and potentially life-threatening abuse and neglect in state and private facilities serving people with psychiatric and developmental disabilities. Conducting trainings on the law and multi-cultural outreach.

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Rosa L Alas
Senior Office Manager
Disability Rights California
350 South Bixel Street
Suite 290
Los Angeles, CA 90017