Staff Attorney, Housing OR Legal Graduate, Housing
DUTIES: Handle an individual caseload of housing-related matters, including, but not limited to matters involving eviction defense and administrative hearing representation. Handle client interviews, negotiations, settlements, trials and appeals of cases in both State and Federal Courts with primary emphasis on landlord-tenant and legal issues involving access to housing. Research and prepare pleadings and other legal doc... read more
The candidate will assist in overseeing the Legal Orientation Program for Released Youth under Community Education program and to carry a small caseload of unaccompanied minor cases under Representation program. Will serve as a source of substantive legal knowledge related to unaccompanied minors for a diverse staff. Assist in the training, staffing, and oversight of legal orientations call center, and intakes for unaccompanied minors in office and at ... read more
Managing Attorney - Released Youth Program
The candidate will oversee the Legal Orientation Program for Released Youth under the Community Education program and carry a small caseload of unaccompanied minor cases under Representation program. Will serve as a source of substantive knowledge on all legal aspects related to unaccompanied minors for a diverse staff, including attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants, as well as volunteers and interns. Coordinate the trainin... read more
Candidate will work for Dependency Lawyers. Must be: California Bar licensed. Analytical, research, and writing skills. Proficient in computer-assisted research, Windows, and Word. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
The candidate must have Paralegal certificate from accredited school. Should have analytical, research, and writing skills. Proficiency in computer-assisted research, Windows, and Word is required. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
Attorney/ Dependency Court
The candidate duties include: Assesses the critical issues of each assigned case and advocates for each client by: Assertively and persuasively working with attorneys, clients, social workers and the court. Independently investigating and appropriately directing Social Worker Investigators to obtain facts needed to properly assess each case. Properly applying dependency case law, statues and court rules. Using effective trial and courtroom presen...
Intern must be interested in learning about the Los Angeles County dependency court system. This area of practice provides students with exposure to a wide range of child and family welfare issues. The participation of volunteer attorneys, graduate students, and undergraduate students is also welcomed. Will assist attorneys with trial preparation, witness interviews, research and preparation of motions, custody orders, guardianship papers, subpoenas, and re...
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Intern must be interested in learning about the Los Angeles County dependency court system. This area of practice provides students with exposure to a wide range of child and family welfare issues. The participation of volunteer attorneys, graduate students, and undergraduate students is also welcomed. Will assist attorneys with trial preparation, witness interviews, research and preparation of motions, custody orders, guardianship papers, subpoenas, and ...
Duties: Spend 50% of their time providing direct representation to UCs in removal proceedings before the Immigration Courts. Representing children in state court to obtain predicate orders related to SIJS and representation before USCIS for those children with asylum claims, SIJS petitions, and/or other applications for relief. Will work handle all aspects of a client’s case, including appeals to the California Court of Appeals and Board of Immigration App...
Mental Health Attorney
Duties: Working collaboratively as part of the Mental Health Advocacy Team (MHAT), will assist attorneys to identify and respond to the mental health needs of their clients. Both in and out of court advocacy is expected, depending on the needs of the client. Receive and process referrals to the MHAT team and work collaboratively with clinical psychologist to assess needs of client and need for case management or case consultation. Provide on-going ca...
Non-Minor Dependent (NMD) Attorney
Duties: Representing NMD clients in the EFC Court. Working collaboratively with County Counsel, DCFS, Court Officers, and attorneys, investigators, and peer advocates staffing the EFC Court. Working closely with all members, employing a holistic approach to representing the whole child to ensure clients’ needs are met including, participating in weekly 4 internal staffing and case reviews. Communicating regularly with assigned investiga...
Public Interest Attorney/Post Bar Clerkship
Candidate will handle: Legal representation of parents in juvenile dependency proceedings in the County Juvenile Dependency Court. Duty includes in court and out of court representation of parents at all phases of dependency case proceedings. Establish and maintain an attorney-client relationship with their client. Conduct thorough, continuing, and independent investigations and interviews at every stage of the proceedings on beh...
Managing Attorney - Representation Program
The candidate will provide supervision of legal representation to immigrants in removal proceedings and related state court proceedings. Will also be expected to carry a caseload of own, consisting of a variety of affirmative and defensive immigration cases for both adults and children. Directly supervise staff attorneys and work with the Directing Attorney to ensure contract compliance, data management and reporting. Should have ... read more
Released Youth Program Call Counselor
The candidate will work in the Call Center for Unaccompanied Minors and their Custodians and the Legal Orientation Program for Custodian of Unaccompanied Minors (LOPC). Will be under the direct supervision of the LOPC Managing Attorney and the Program Manager. Will also work on a team with attorneys, legal assistant, and paralegals to provide legal services to released youth. Manage high-volume phone line. Adhere to call response and r... read more
The candidate will work primarily in the Representation Program, assisting detained and non-detained immigrants in removal proceedings. Will have the opportunity to work on a variety of cases under the supervision of a Managing Attorney. Representation will include applying for relief such as Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Cancellation of Removal, as well as contesting deportation with innovative legal theories. Should have a J.D. degree and acti... read more