The candidate will provide fearless and zealous advocacy to child clients in immigration removal proceedings. Will work under the direct supervision of a Managing Attorney and in collaboration with their fellow attorneys. Responsibilities include: Provide creative representation to immigrants before the Immigration Courts, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and CA state court proceedings related to a client's removal case; Represent detain... read more
Duties: Provide creative representation to immigrants before the the Immigration Courts, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and CA state court proceedings related to a client’s removal case; Represent detained and unaccompanied minors recently released from ORR shelters in their immigration removal proceedings, applications before USCIS, and child custody and guardianship proceedings in state court; Stay up to date on rapidly changing imm... read more
Duties: Manages assigned docket of cases, with responsibility to ensure that all case activities proceed timely and accurately. Utilizes the ODR Portal and internal docket management programs. Analyzes assigned cases for accuracy and completeness, and anticipates and resolves issues that may arise during the course of the case. Acts as liaison between parties and arbitrators to facilitate resolution of pre-hearing motions and requests. Ensures that mo... 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...
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...
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...
The candidate will provide leadership support and subject matter expertise to Attorneys and legal support staff. Reports directly to the Chief Counsel and Director of Legal Services and will have supervisory oversight of Teams and Programs. Collaborates with the Director of Legal Services and other senior staff to: Ensure high quality, culturally-conscious and client-centered legal representation consistent with firm's values, vision, and strategic goals.... read more
Employment Rights Project - Staff Attorney
Duties: Represent individuals and client groups before the Labor Commissioner, and in state and federal courts in cases involving wage theft; Work closely with worker centers and other community partners in developing cases to be taken to California’s Division of Labor Standards Enforcement’s Bureau of Field Enforcement (BOFE); Develop, conduct, and/or co-counsel strategic litigation to secure compliance with California and Lo... read more
Legal Administrative Assistant
Duties: Provides personal secretarial and administrative support services specific to Risk Management and Legal such as preparing legal correspondence and documents, coordinating depositions, scheduling meetings, coordinating monthly committees, maintaining professional liability and workers’ compensation files; maintaining insurance binders; conducting investigations as needed and assisting with discovery requests and responses. Conducts... read more