Position: Bilingual Legal Services Project Staff Attorney
Location: Oakland, CA or New York
Reports to: Legal Director
Deadline: We intend to conduct interviews in May and June in anticipation
of a June or July start date.
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national tran... read more
Position: Detention Staff Attorney
Location: Oakland, CA or Brooklyn, NY
Reports to: Legal Director
Deadline: We intend to conduct interviews in May and June in anticipation of a June or July start date.
Detention Staff Attorney
Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and commi... read more
Supervising Attorney – Housing (Affirmative Litigation /Policy)
DUTIES: Along with the Directing Attorney, lead the systemic change efforts in the housing unit; Supervision of affirmative litigation, including impact litigation and class-action litigation; Supervision of Attorneys working on both affirmative litigation and policy campaigns; Hiring, training, mentoring, and professional development of staff; Collaborate with other Law Foundation team members to assist wit...
The candidate will work with focus on program sustainability, development, and creation of programs designed to support the work of the firm. Will ensure that necessary support programs are examined, planned, and executed in furtherance of the firm’s mission and vision consistent with the directives of the Board of Directors, under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director. Oversee the firm’s pro bono program for attorneys and law gra...
Staff Attorney – Education
The candidate will be responsible for helping company expand its Learning Justice program to help parents gain the tools they need to more effectively advocate for their child(ren)’s education and well-being. The position will also include representation of clients in additional areas of law. Handle active personal caseload of full-representation cases. Help parents negotiate IEPs (Individualized Education Program) and handle due process comp...
The candidate will be responsible to manage firm’s in house legal team. Advise management with respect to legal issues related to the development and implementation of firm’s business strategy, governance and compliance policies, exempt organization laws, state and federal tax and corporate filings, conflict of interest policies, corporate structure and organizing documents. Ensure firm is in compliance with all pertinent laws, regulations, and legal is...
Staff Attorney – Public Benefits
The candidate will be responsible for handling a full range of Public Benefits cases. Handle active personal caseload of full-representation cases. Conduct client interviews, negotiation, settlement, trial and appeal of cases in State and Federal Courts. Provide direct legal services to low-income individuals who have been denied, terminated from, or had reduced essential safety net benefits. Research and prepare pleadings and other legal...
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Defense Attorney I
The candidate will help protect every client's constitutional rights, to defend against discriminatory treatment and disproportionate punishment, and to ensure that no one who is innocent is ever wrongfully convicted. Receives orientation to the operations, processes and procedures of the Public Defender's Office. Performs legal research and investigation in the preparation of cases for court. Prepares briefs. May present a full range of misdemeanor case...
Responsibilities: Work under the supervision of a Managing Attorney or a Directing Attorney to provide legal representation to clients in removal proceedings and before the US Citizenship and Immigration Service. Will be tasked with representing in many forms of relief including asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and Cancellation of Removal.
Public Law Attorney
The candidate will be working closely with public agency clients, reviewing and drafting contracts in all areas, handling daily municipal law questions, assisting with drafting council meeting agendas and opinion memoranda. Must work in a fast paced, but exciting environment and deal with City Manager’s office and staff. Must have excellent research and writing skills, organizational skills, communication skills and knowledge of Brown Act. Prior exper...
Staff Attorney – Education
The candidate will be responsible for helping the firm expand its Learning Justice program to help parents gain the tools they need to more effectively advocate for their child(ren)’s education and well-being. The position will also include representation of clients in additional areas of law. Handle active personal caseload of full-representation cases. Help parents negotiate IEPs (Individualized Education Program) and handle due process com...
The candidate will carry a personal caseload of public benefits and other client matters, including representing clients in administrative hearings and court; Participate in coalitions in the areas of homelessness and public benefits; Act as a resource regarding benefits and housing issues within **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. and among our partner agencies; Participate in community outreach, including preparing and presenting trainings and doing special projects as assigne...