Active - Senior Attorney
The candidate will join the Environmental Law Program, its national legal team. Under the supervision of the Deputy Legal Director or a Managing Attorney, serves as a legal resource for the Clean Transportation for All and Beyond Coal Campaigns; litigates environmental and energy cases supporting the Campaigns; helps design and implement legal strategies; and coordinates with campaign staff, policy staff, coalition partners, technical experts, and ... read more
Post-Bar Legal Fellow
The candidate will support the work of our civil rights and immigration programs, and increase the projects capacity to build a removal defense docket, provide naturalization services in the American Muslim community, and support first-time callers seeking civil rights and immigration legal assistance. Will conduct client intake, prepare applications and petitions for submission to the appropriate agency. Work with volunteers, including law students a... read more
Duties: Representing on-detained individuals in removal proceedings before the San Francisco Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals; Preparing and submitting applications, legal briefs, and supporting documentation for cases involving asylum, withholding of removal, relief under the Convention Against Torture, U visa, VAWA, and adjustment of status with applicable waivers; Providing direct representation to unaccompanied minors before the USCIS ... read more
The candidate will be familiar with the Different Visas : H1, L1, OPT, CPT, W2,1099, RFE. Will response to RFE, Independently filing of H1 and all the visa documents etc. Should be familiar with US Immigration system. Updating leadership with timely analysis and summaries of new legislation/regulations affecting the business. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel is required. Must have strong oral and written communicat...
Civil Litigation Lawyer
The candidate will be responsible for: Assists in implementing changes to contracts to comply with legislation/regulations. Responsible for support related to litigation, mediation, arbitration, and responses to complaints. Renewing and maintaining company licensing. Drafting, filing and managing various business entity documents for corporations, LLCs and partnerships with State agencies. Drafting legal contracts, correspondence and other documents...
Responsibilities: Gain courtroom experience in a variety of areas, including asserting and protecting crime victims’ rights, seeking post conviction relief for crimes clients were forced to commit while being trafficked, securing restraining orders, dissolution of marriage and advancing parental rights by obtaining child custody and visitation, and seeking immigration relief before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Court and the Bo...
Family Defense Attorney
RESPONSIBILITIES: Attorneys are in court almost daily, where they frequently conduct hearings and trials, often on an expedited timeline. Attorneys provide diligent and zealous representation, including litigating contested issues, drafting motions, and filing interim writ appeals, as well as conducting out-of-court advocacy and settlement negotiation. Attorneys must possess the organizational skills necessary to maintain an active, high caseload an...
DUTIES: Litigate both affirmative and defensive cases before USCIS, EOIR, the BIA, and the 9 th Circuit Court of Appeals. Interviewing potential clients and determining whether they qualify for relief, assisting them with any applications for relief, researching legal issues related to their claims, preparing all necessary filings, and representing them throughout their removal/affirmative proceedings. Work alongside a diverse legal team to create infrastruc...
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Staff Attorney - Housing
DUTIES: Provide direct representation to clients in unlawful detainer (eviction) proceedings and managing an individual caseload; Engage in policy advocacy including research and writing, writing reports related to policy advocacy, writing advocacy letters to legislative bodies, and meeting with elected officials. Policy issues that the attorney may work on include anti-displacement policies, and tenant protections including rent stabilization, and...
Supervising Attorney – Housing (Affirmative Litigation /Policy)
DUTIES: Along with the Directing Attorney, lead the systemic change efforts in the housing unit; Supervision of affirmative litigation, including impact litigation and class-action litigation; Supervision of Attorneys working on both affirmative litigation and policy campaigns; Hiring, training, mentoring, and professional development of staff; Collaborate with other Law Foundation team members to assist wit...
Responsibilities: 1) representing patients in locked psychiatric facilities in administrative hearings to challenge involuntary detention for mental health treatment or to preserve a patients’ right to refuse psychiatric medications; 2) investigating and resolving complaints from or concerning recipients of mental health services regarding abuse, neglect, and improper denials of rights; 3) monitoring mental health facilities and services for compliance wit...
Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will handle Client Counseling and Representation: Conduct intake; provide representation in both affirmative and defensive immigration cases before USCIS, EOIR and the BIA. Community Education: Organize and conduct presentations on various legal topics. Drafting and reviewing community education pamphlets. Community Organizing/Advocacy: Advocacy work on community issues as required; networking with other service providers, organizat...
Temporary Staff Attorney - Dependency
DUTIES: Provide representation, advocacy, and information for minors in the juvenile dependency system. Courtroom advocacy to include trial calendar and law and motion appearances. Identify other legal issues for dependent minors and advocate as appropriate. Participate in regular meetings with Foundation staff. Participate in general office upkeep duties, including computer data entry of intake information, filing, copying, drafting a...
Supervising Attorney – Housing (Unlawful Detainer Practice)
DUTIES: Supervision of direct services staff and casework focusing on unlawful detainer defense; Hiring, training, mentoring, and professional development of staff; Collaborate with other Law Foundation team members to assist with program design, development, oversight, and administration of the Housing Department; Work closely with the policy and impact litigations teams to support the Law Foundation’s system... read more
Access To Justice Litigation Fellowship Fall 2021
The Fellow would work closely with Public Justice’s staff attorneys with extensive experience litigating and advocating on arbitration issues, a network of lawyers who collaborate on Public Justice’s work, other public interest groups, and our communications staff. read more
Gender And Sexual Violence Litigation Fellowship Fall 2021
The Fellow would work on litigation and advocacy with Public Justice’s staff attorneys, a network of lawyers who collaborate on Public Justice’s work, other public interest groups, and our communications staff. Would also meet with clients and help develop materials to educate the public and the bar about their work. We are particularly interested in hosting a Fellow to work on one of the following two projects... read more