Bankruptcy Content Writer
The candidate must have experience as a bankruptcy attorney, either as a solo practitioner or as part of a firm. 2+ years of experience as a consumer bankruptcy attorney is required. Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income families through pro bono work is preferred. Experience as a solo practitioner or in another setting that required strong entrepreneurial instincts is desired. read more
Senior Staff Attorney
The candidate will take a lead role in overseeing the foreclosure practice. Recruit volunteer attorneys to provide pro bono representation clients by conducting CLE trainings and presentations on foreclosure, consumer debt, and bankruptcy. Mentor and support volunteer attorneys, law students, and staff handling foreclosure, consumer debt and bankruptcy matters. Oversee consumer, OATH, and foreclosure court clinics, including staffing, recruitment and... read more
Duties: Eviction defense and monitoring of the foreclosure process to ensure a fair procedure, and the law is appropriately followed and applied. Assistance to homeowners in settlement conferences to help renegotiate loan terms. Provision of intervention services to avoid imminent loss of home. Assistance to homeowners in analyzing mortgages and other legal documents to determine appropriate legal defenses and counterclaims. Protection from predatory loan p... read more
Staff Attorney- Consumer Law
The candidate will be focused on consumer debt and credit concerns, including student loan debt, operating within non-profit law office, providing direct services to the public, with modest supervision of law students or other interns, and working collaboratively with other staff. Must have a Juris Doctorate and license to practice law, in good standing, in California, and 3+ years of experience in consumer debt and credit concerns on behalf of...
Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Content Editor
The candidate will work with as a content editor, helping outline articles for a lay audience about bankruptcy and other areas of consumer law, such as FDCPA, FCRA, and debt-collection lawsuits. Will work closely with Managing Editor and our pool of contributing writers. Bar license is require.
Duration: 5 - 6 months.
Bankruptcy Contract Attorney
The candidate will represent eligible clients in 13 county service area. Will maintain a caseload that includes both direct service and impact work in bankruptcy, collection actions to address the increased need for these services as a result of COVID-19. Aalso serve as a resource for bankruptcy information, support, and training for other firm's staff. Will be housed in Ypsilanti office, but will serve firm’s entire service area. read more