Job Details

Staff Attorney Health Consumer Center

Company name

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 06,2018

Posted on

Mar 05,2018

Salary

USD 54165 Annually

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Pacoima, CA
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Staff Attorney - Health Consumer Center The candidate will provide legal advice to individual clients; participate in all aspects of advocacy and litigation including, but not limited to: client interviews, factual investigation, legal research, discovery, preparation of legal documents, negotiations, administrative hearings and trials, and appellate work in both state and federal courts; provide substantive support and legal advice to paralegal advocates in the HCC; assist in outreach and community education to health consumers and community based organizations; provide technical expertise on health care law to a range of community based organizations; and participate in projects involving systemic or policy issues impacting large numbers of low-income health care consumers. California Bar membership and bilingual verbal, reading, and writing skills in Spanish are preferred. 1-3 years’ experience preferred. Excellent writing, speaking and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients, community organizations, attorneys, the judiciary and the public as well as capacity to supervise students. Knowledge of the principals and procedures of litigation in state and federal courts, and administrative agencies. Experience advocating for individuals or other advocacy work involving health and public benefits issues preferred. Health expertise preferred. General poverty law background in the areas of housing, immigration, family law, public benefits and the delivery of health care desirable.

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

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