Managing Attorney of Immigration Services
Los Angeles, CA
Supervisor: Legal Director
As a member of the Pars Legal Team, the Managing Attorney will be in charge of streamlining the Immigration Legal Department and maintaining a client caseload while assisting in building and managing the g... read more
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
Summer 2020 Internship
The intern will work with attorneys on multiple projects that integrate firm's core programs. Interns will have the opportunity to author a writing sample, conduct shorter term writing and research projects, participate in intern trainings and events, attend external stakeholder meetings, and have the opportunity to learn more about the legal non-profit world. Work on policy advocacy or litigation-based projects. Must have strong interest in working... read more
The candidate will be part of a team of advocates focused on serving the needs of people experiencing homelessness and those at-risk of homelessness in conjunction with a collaborative of community partners. Will represent of families and individuals that are experiencing homelessness or are at-risk of homelessness in a broad range of legal practice areas including: housing, public benefits, consumer, employment, immigration, re-entry and family law. Creatin...
Duties and Responsibilities: Expected to focus on housing advocacy including: pursue all aspects of housing civil litigation and administrative hearing representation; maintain expertise on a range of housing issues affecting low-income individuals; provide outreach and education to tenant and community groups; and assist with some training and support of housing hotline staff. Advocacy may include participation in high-impact projects/litigation involving...
Volunteer Law Student
The candidate must be community members and law students who are interested in an unpaid volunteer opportunity or internship with LASOC’s Compton Self-Help Center and Restraining Order Clinic. Learn about family law, restraining orders, unlawful detainers and civil matters is essential.
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...
Volunteer Law Student
The candidate must have High school student School. Must be college student School. Paralegal student School is required.
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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...
Law Student - Summer Internship
The program will run for ten weeks. The intern handles school condition and discipline matters, special education cases, and adoptions; a community development team that supports affordable housing development and assists non-profit and small businesses with a variety of transactional needs; an immigrants' rights group that does compelling asylum work on behalf of victims of torture and political persecution; a homelessness prevention unit t...
Clients' Rights Advocate
The candidate provides advocacy services to persons with developmental disabilities who are clients of regional centers and to persons who reside in the state developmental centers and community facilities. Assist and/or represent clients/families or provide technical advice to client representatives. Ensure the rights of clients with developmental disabilities living in restrictive environments are preserved. Investigate, facilitate, and report on...
The intern will focus on comprehensive children's rights program that handles school condition and discipline matters, special education cases, and adoptions; a community development team that supports affordable housing development and assists non-profit and small businesses with a variety of transactional needs; an immigrants' rights group that does compelling asylum work on behalf of victims of torture and political persecution; a homelessness prevention u...