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...
Responsibilities: Directly representing low-income tenants in unlawful detainer trials and appeals; Directly representing low-income tenants in administrative hearings; Supervising and/or providing consultations at bi-weekly drop-in clinics; Providing Know Your Rights presentations to community-based organizations; and Representing Centro Legal de la Raza and its clients at community events, stakeholder meetings, City Council hearings, etc.
Juvenile Dependency Attorney
The candidate will represent clients from their first appearance in Juvenile Court to their last. Provide dedicated, zealous, client-directed legal defense while addressing underlying issues that bring families into the system. Attorney collaboration with in-house social work and mentor parent staff enhances achievement of client goals. Work to reduce foster care entries, shorten lengths of stay in foster care, promote frequent and high quality...