In-prison Programs Attorney
The candidate will develop, facilitate, and enhance company’s reentry legal education and reentry services for people in CA state prisons and jails preparing to return home--mitigating the issues that thousands of people face each year when released, through early and impactful support. Will be responsible for managing in-prison programming in two CA prisons (one for men where company has existing programs and one for women where the organizat... read more
Responsibilities: Directly representing individuals, primarily detained but also including non-detained, in removal proceedings before the San Francisco and N.Los Angeles Immigration Courts, Board of Immigration Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and federal district courts; Supervising, mentoring, and ensuring ongoing professional development for staff attorneys, paralegals and and legal assistants; Preparing and submitting applications,... read more
Supervising Attorney – Eviction Defense
The candidate will supervise company’s Eviction Defense Department; manage and train staff attorneys, social worker, and housing paralegal. Review new eviction cases and assign to staff attorneys as needed, facilitate eviction defense case review. Review program policies and procedures and make changes as needed to promote an organized, collegial, and collaborative working environment for staff and clients. Recruit, supervise and... read more
Responsibilities: Work with legal team to: Confirm compliance with State Bar funding requirements and lead reporting process with co-director. Follow California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) regulation changes and respond to proposed changes. Respond to requests for technical assistance from legal services agencies around the state, as well as develop and provide trainings for legal aid providers. Coordinate response to requests for leg...