Job Details

Supervising Attorney Children and Youth

Company name

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2019

Valid Through

Nov 25,2019

Posted on

Dec 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Jose, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Supervising Attorney - Children and Youth
The candidate will work closely with the Directing Attorney and other members of the LACY management team to oversee the work of staff and provide training, supervision and support. Will also collaborate with the Directing Attorney on project management, help maintain and grow funding resources, and manage various administrative aspects of the program. Holds responsibility for overseeing LACY’s work in multiple projects. Lead unit that provides services in education law and foster youth identity theft, as well as supervise medical-
legal partnership clinic. Responsible for overseeing projects in the areas of family law, probate guardianship, immigration and population-based projects supporting transition-age foster youth and victims of crime. Supervision of staff and casework. Hiring, training, mentoring, and professional development of LACY staff. Direct representation of a small number of clients, as necessary and appropriate. Case and courtroom coverage, as dictated by staffing resources. Program development, oversight, and administration. Represent LACY on external system improvement committees. Support program and organization-wide initiatives, including Race Equity. Provide leadership for LACY on external policy initiatives. Track policy and legal developments in the area of children’s rights. Oversee and participate in education and outreach to community regarding legal issues confronted by children and youth. Public relations with government agencies and the community. Participate in Law Foundation meetings, events and assigned activities. Oversee and manage contracts. Participate in fundraising activities including events and grant development. 5+ years of experience in public interest law or advocacy services is desired. Prior experience or background representing children or youth is desired. Education law experience, including special education advocacy, student discipline defense and involvement in due process complaints. OR Experience in one or more of the following practice areas: immigration law, specifically special immigrant juvenile status. family law. and probate guardianship of the person proceedings. Legal supervision experience is desired. Project management experience is desired. Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams is desired. California Bar Membership or ability to practice law in California is desired.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
152 North Third Street
3rd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112

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