The Legal and Compliance role is responsible for contract processing and management across the organization. This includes but is not limited to contract preparation, negotiation, and execution, including confidentiality agreements, service provider agreements, form agreements and agreements provided by third parties. This role will liaise directly with various departments to address their needs, including researching and providing advice on issues faced b... read more
The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), a US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is hiring a Southern California Staff Attorney.
The major responsibilities of the SoCal Staff Attorney will include research and preparation of lawsuits seeking common law rights for nonhuman animals. This will involve factual and legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, and preparation of litigation filings in conjunction with the work of other NhRP lawyers, as well as litigating cases in Cali... read more
Immigration Staff Attorney
The candidate will be in charge of streamlining the Immigration Legal Department and maintaining a client caseload while assisting in building and managing the growing needs of this department. Will be providing legal consultation, case preparation and full representation to low income clients filing immigration applications, including family-based and humanitarian immigration petitions, waivers, U Visas, VAWA, naturalization, consular processing... read more
Housing Rights / Tenants' Rights Trial Attorneys
The candidate will provide legal counsel, advice, and representation in jury trials to low-income individuals facing eviction, as well as work with an eviction defense team including attorneys, community affairs coordinators, and paralegals. Each of our eviction defense teams handles an extensive caseload related to unlawful detainer (eviction) matters. Will join a rotation and litigate (to verdict) an average of at least on...
Duties: Provide direct representation to Veterans and manage an independent caseload which includes interviewing clients, developing case plans, conducting discovery and research, & representation in administrative, civil, or criminal courts; Draft pleadings, legal documents, trial memoranda, appellate briefs and community education materials; Place and supervise cases with pro bono attorneys, law students, and social work interns; Staff and supervise community cl...
The candidate will be supporting Immigrants Supporting Immigrants Building Bridges Between Police and Communities. Will devise, manage, coordinate and oversee the provision of technical assistance to program sites in the region in the form of peer-to-peer on-site training programs, webinars, conference calls, surveys, phone consultations, and other means as appropriate. Continuously identify promising practices among subcontractors and devise ways to disse...
The candidate must have 1+ year of post-graduate experience in the following areas: Family Law, Domestic Violence, Immigration, civil disputes, as well as litigation and general practice experience, to provide legal services and advocacy for diverse clients with health and mental health challenges. Must be licensed in California, exposure and experience working with underserved populations, including victims of domestic violence and immigration matters, shared mis...
Law clerk will work under the direct supervision of staff attorneys on intake as well as on assigned projects. Will analyze and assess individual clients’ needs. Participate in direct communication with clients. Review each case with a staff attorney to determine what assistance is needed. Prepare pleadings, applications, memoranda and other written materials. Attend and participate in legal and community trainings. Assist in the development of resource mater...
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The law students will participate in the AmeriCorps Fellowship program, which provides a stipend to students who apply and complete 300 hours of service to firm during the year.
The candidate will be providing assistance to partners in the field, including corrections agencies and colleges and universities, both on-site and from the office. Will be conducting system analysis and implementation assistance. Reviewing state level policies that impact access to higher education. Managing and developing grant proposals and assist with project development And Planning, researching and writing reports, memoranda, and briefs. Must have b...
Deputy Grants Fundraising Director
The candidate will have a key role in efforts to double grant and large donor fundraising over the next five years. Will enable **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. to make an even bigger impact on some of the most important problems of time, as well as recruit and train hundreds more new activists who will work for change for years to come. To reach this ambitious goal, represent **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. in the funder community, including foun...
Part-Time Law Clerk
Duties: Prepares legal papers (i.e., pleadings, motions, and forms); Conducts intake through hotlines and clinics and answers a variety of inquiries on the status of legal procedure, and on the procedural aspects of processing legal actions by the office, under attorney supervision; Assists attorneys or legal staff with interpreting for limited-English proficient clients in attorney-client meetings, administrative hearings, and translating corresponde...
Duties: Research and identify appropriate foundation and donor prospects; Meet with 50+ prospective funders annually; Network with the funding community by attending conferences and events; Promote **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. through written updates, briefings, and other affinity building activities; Develop, write, and pitch grant proposals; Manage grants raised for **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***., including monitoring project progress and reporting to the f...