Position: Bilingual Legal Services Project Staff Attorney
Location: Oakland, CA or New York
Reports to: Legal Director
Deadline: We intend to conduct interviews in May and June in anticipation
of a June or July start date.
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national tran... read more
Position: Detention Staff Attorney
Location: Oakland, CA or Brooklyn, NY
Reports to: Legal Director
Deadline: We intend to conduct interviews in May and June in anticipation of a June or July start date.
Detention Staff Attorney
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and commi... read more
The candidate will have a special focus on the provision of legal representation to unaccompanied minors (UUM). Will focus primarily on Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and U Visa cases. Supervise the work of paralegals, legal assistants, law clerks, and legal interns. Provide community presentations on immigration law and immigrant rights. Supervision of paralegals, accredited representatives, legal assistants, law clerks, and legal i... read more
Housing Rights Fellow
The Fellow will receive training in housing law and litigation and represent tenants facing eviction, pursue affirmative litigation to improve housing conditions and prevent displacement, and provide advice and education to tenants about their rights. Will represent tenants in unlawful detainer (eviction) lawsuits. Represent tenants in litigation and administrative proceedings to improve living conditions. Collaborate closely with organizers to repres...
Legal Fellow, Economic Advancement Program
Duties: Collaborate closely with organizers to provide technical assistance and advocacy support to grassroots campaigns led by low-wage workers and system-impacted individuals in San Mateo County. Represent clients in litigation and administrative proceedings on a range of economic advancement issues, with an
emphasis on workers’ rights, consumer issues, and reentry issues. Negotiate on behalf of clients with employers, potent...
Community Lawyer for Housing
The candidate will work alongside organizers to prevent displacement in Silicon Valley, where Latino communities and other communities of color face a crisis of evictions, predatory rent increases, demolitions, and housing discrimination. Will provide legal support to the organizing and advocacy efforts of groups of tenants who have been hit hard by the displacement crisis, in addition to representing tenants in eviction cases and affirmative l...
Associate General Counsel
Responsibilities: Counsel staff on the legal rules that apply to the foundation’s grantmaking and direct charitable activities at federal, state, and international levels, with particular emphasis on the federal tax laws governing private foundations. Serve as the primary contact for program staff making grants; provide advice on various legal tools, vehicles, and approaches and introduce new ones to staff; review grants for legal compliance. Ov...
The candidate will conduct litigation with the housing team. Will defend eviction lawsuits and provide advice and education to tenants about their rights. Will be involved in all aspects of affirmative litigation to improve housing conditions, prevent displacement, and combat discrimination. Represent tenants in unlawful detainer (eviction) lawsuits, including discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation. Represent tenants in litigation and administra...
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The candidate work includes: Representing tenants in unlawful detainer jury trials. Representing tenants in administrative proceedings (e.g. Oakland Rent Adjustment Program, Hayward Rent Stabilization Board). Providing and/or supervising consultations at various weekly Tenants’ Rights clinics. Conducting Know Your Rights trainings. Providing policy analysis to community partners who are advocating for anti-displacement measures. Representing Centro Legal ...
Senior Housing Attorney
Duties: Represent tenants in unlawful detainer (eviction) lawsuits. Represent tenants in litigation and administrative proceedings to improve living conditions. Collaborate closely with organizers to represent tenant associations in multifamily buildings and/or neighborhoods that are experiencing gentrification pressures. Bring strategic, impact litigation to prevent displacement and increase the supply of affordable housing. Train, mentor, and supe...
Managing Attorney, Housing Program
The candidate will mentor and supervise housing attorneys and volunteers, manage important housing team projects, and play a leadership role in the program’s fundraising efforts. Will represent tenants in eviction lawsuits and affirmative litigation and help lead specific policy campaigns. In Silicon Valley, communities of color, especially Latino communities, and other low-wage workers are facing a crisis of evictions, predatory rent i...
Economic Advancement Managing Attorney
The candidate will mentor and supervise economic advancement attorneys, support staff, and volunteers, manage economic advancement projects, and play a leadership role in the program’s fundraising efforts. Will represent formerly incarcerated individuals to overcome barriers to their economic advancement and low-wage workers facing workplace challenges such as wage theft, sexual harassment, and discrimination. Provide mentorship, su...
Economic Advancement Attorney
Duties: Represent clients with convictions with record clearance petitions and hearings. Represent clients in litigation and administrative proceedings on a range of economic advancement issues, with an emphasis on workers’ rights, consumer issues, and reentry issues. Negotiate on behalf of clients with employers, potential employers, creditors, and credit reporting companies. Provide legal advice and counsel on workers’ rights and reentry...