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  • Wednesday, August 24, 2022 4:11 PM | Anonymous

    The following link allows prospective candidates to apply directly on paylocity.

    https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1260016/Community-Legal-Aid-SoCal/Staff-Attorney-Housing

    Location:

    725 West Rosecrans Avenue, Compton, CA 90222

    Job Description:

    CLA SoCal seeks an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and compassionate individual who will thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced public interest law firm. The  Housing  Staff Attorney will work as a member of the housing team to serve and represent low-income and senior tenants who are facing eviction. This full-time exempt position reports to the Supervising Attorney. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    ·         Maintain a caseload of housing-related matters, including, but not limited to matters involving eviction defense, federally subsidized housing, and administrative hearing representation. 

    ·         Handle negotiations, settlements, trials and appeals of cases in both State and Federal Courts with primary emphasis on landlord-tenant and legal issues involving access to housing. 

    ·         Engage in policy advocacy to improve access to and preservation of affordable housing opportunities for low-income residents. 

    ·         Actively participate in community groups and coalitions on issues impacting service-eligible populations. 

    ·         Represent clients, counsel, and advise clients in legal matters. Maintain detailed and accurate case notes and timekeeping in case management system (LegalServer).

    ·         Interview clients. Effectively and efficiently communicate with clients. 

    ·         Engage in case investigation, witness interviews, factual and legal research.

    ·         Research and write pleadings, memoranda, correspondence, and other legal documents.

    ·         Engage in negotiation and settlement discussions with adverse parties and their legal representatives.

    ·         Engage in policy advocacy, coordinate, and collaborate in policy campaigns with partner community-based organizations to improve systemic issues.

    ·         Work with community groups, conduct outreach, and provide community education presentations and materials.

    ·         Direct and supervise the legal work of paralegal and law students, interns, and volunteers.

    ·         Identify wrap-around legal services and work collaboratively with CLA SoCal’s various legal units.

    ·         Work with a multi-cultural perspective of inclusion and diversity. 

    ·         Follow all organizational and grant compliance policies and procedures. 

    ·         Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the organization.

    Job Requirements:

    ·         Juris Doctor degree and an active member in good standing of the California Bar or member to another state bar and ability to register as a legal services provider.

    ·         Strong personal work ethic, initiative, and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.

    ·         Ability to spot legal issues and comfort with providing real-time counsel & advice.

    ·         Strong interpersonal skill, client communication skills and comfort working with indigent clients.

    ·         Articulate, creative, and passionate advocate with excellent written and oral communication skills, and problem-solving skills.

    ·         Strong personal work ethic, initiative, and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision.

    ·         Strong technical skills; including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) and document preparation software.

    ·         Reliable team player.

    ·         Great organizational skills with keen attention to detail.

    ·         Desire to learn as well as share knowledge with other team members.

    ·         Ability to interact with a wide range of clients utilizing client-centered lawyering and trauma-informed frameworks.

    ·         Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, active insurance policy or other ability to travel frequently in and around the service area for representation and to engage with clients and community partners. 

    ·         Prior legal services advocacy experience – Preferred

    ·         Bilingual proficiency – Preferred

    What We Offer

    Our staff members work 35-hour week, and we offer a flexible and hybrid work schedule. Some positions may work beyond a 35-hour week, including evening and weekend meetings and events, when caseload or other obligations so necessitate. We also offer an outstanding benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance with an optional employee buy-in; and short-term and long-term disability. Our employees have access to paid holidays, vacation, personal time, and sick time on their first day. Employee Assistance Program available. Employees who can prove bilingual proficiency are eligible for a monetary bonus.

    Working Conditions

    The position requires working with individuals during moments of extreme stress and instability. The position also requires the provision of culturally sensitive and empathetic services. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required as a condition of employment before date of hire. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. 

    About Community Legal Aid

    Community Legal Aid SoCal (CLA SoCal) is a diverse non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the legal needs of low-income residents and seniors throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties. We focus on removing barriers to equitable access and provide compassionate, high-quality legal aid. Employees are offered professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit.

    CLA SoCal is a welcoming, hopeful, anti-racist, anti-sexist, and anti-oppressive organization that celebrates diversity, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. CLA SoCal seeks to fill all positions with people who share our values, including our organizational commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage all interested individuals to apply including people of different abilities, religions, identities,

    orientations, nationalities, and ethnicities.   



  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 9:32 AM | Anonymous

    The Newport Beach office of Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey is looking for graduates of accredited law schools with 1-4 years of legal experience who are interested in developing expertise in the automotive industry and its litigation and regulatory challenges. LHDKW is a minority owned international law firm offering a unique opportunity in an informal, multi-cultural, environment for detail-oriented individuals to work directly with auto manufacturers. Interest or experience in product liability and class action litigation are a plus. We offer a competitive salary, medical benefits, and a 401k. Please email resumes and recent writing samples recruit2@lhlaw.com.

     


  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 9:31 AM | Anonymous

    The Newport Beach office of Lee Hong Degerman Kang & Waimey is looking for graduates of accredited law schools with 4-5 years of legal experience to join its commercial litigation and automotive practice groups. Substantial general litigation experience is required. Interest or experience in product liability and class action litigation is a plus. Great opportunity for those who are interested in developing expertise in the automotive industry and its litigation and regulatory challenges. LHDKW is a minority owned international law firm offering a unique opportunity for detail-oriented and driven individuals to work with auto manufacturers and other large, multi-national companies in a variety of industries. We offer a competitive salary, medical benefits, and a 401k. Please email resumes and recent writing samples recruit2@lhlaw.com.

     


  • Thursday, July 28, 2022 9:30 AM | Anonymous

    LA based law firm with multinational practice seeks a Patent Prosecution / IP attorney. 2+ years of Patent Prosecution experience is required. USPTO registration is required. Electrical engineering or computer science background is preferred. We offer competitive salary & benefits commensurate with experience. Email resume, and recent writing sample to recruit1@lhlaw.com, Attn: Hiring Partner.

  • Friday, July 15, 2022 10:38 PM | Anonymous

    This position provides substantial expertise in the Educational Affairs and Governance practice area. Reporting to the Managing Counsel - Education Affairs & Governance, this position independently handles a full range of legal matters and projects in the Education Affairs and Governance practice areas, to include the most complex and that of substantial importance and impact. The Principal Counsel interprets complex facts and the law in areas of high ambiguity. The Principal Counsel also provides functional advice, training and/or guidance to clients and to less-experienced attorneys, and may act as a liaison with outside counsel, and/or represent the University in governmental enforcement and administrative matters.

    Responsibilities require substantial knowledge of laws, regulations and policies applicable to a broad range of governance and education affairs issues including, but not limited to, free speech, academic freedom, admissions, financial aid, student conduct, FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act, public records, privacy, conflict of interest, and Regents bylaws and policies. Drafts, reviews and revises a variety of instruments involving the University's interest such as policies and contracts.

    All team members are expected to actively participate in initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and/or inclusion, whether at UC or in the community.

    Link for more information and to apply: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucop/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&JobOpeningId=37598&PostingSeq=1&SiteId=19&languageCd=ENG&FOCUS=Applicant



  • Friday, July 15, 2022 10:37 PM | Anonymous

    Reporting to the Managing Counsel, Litigation, the Principal Counsel, Litigation is a litigator who primarily oversees outside counsel in employment practices liability litigation. Responsibilities require substantial expertise in litigation strategy, trial work, civil procedure, and federal and state labor and employment laws (including relevant whistleblower statutes, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, and National Labor Relations Act), as well as privacy and First Amendment issues.

    The position works closely with outside counsel in developing case strategy consistent with University policy and protocols; Manages a full range of legal matters and projects, including the most complex and those of substantial importance and impact to the University; interprets complex facts and the law in areas of high ambiguity; provides functional advice to senior managers, stakeholders, and leadership concerning risk assessment, liability, and damages; acting as a liaison among outside counsel, campus counsel, campus risk managers, and other campus constituents; and drafting, reviewing, and revising discovery documents, pleadings, and briefs.

    The University is a consensus-based organization, and the Principal Counsel, Litigation plays a key role in helping the relevant decision makers to reach consensus regarding litigation-related decisions.

    All team members are expected to actively participate in initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and/or inclusion, whether at UC or in the community.

    Link for more information and to apply: https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucop/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&JobOpeningId=38310&PostingSeq=1&SiteId=19&languageCd=ENG&FOCUS=Applicant


  • Friday, July 15, 2022 10:33 PM | Anonymous

    Meyers Nave is looking for an energetic, committed, and diligent attorney with five or more years of litigation experience to work in a collaborative team environment in our Trial & Litigation Practice Group. This position is open in our Los Angeles office.

    A successful candidate will share in Meyers Nave’s commitment to providing its clients with high-quality services in rapidly evolving areas of the law, will relish the strategic decision-making involved in litigation, including crafting litigation strategy in complex situations, and will enjoy presenting nuanced constitutional arguments in a clear and persuasive fashion. Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, superior research and writing skills, and a strong work ethic. In addition, a successful candidate will have a proven ability to work in a team and across offices, as well as an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation. It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with complex case management and electronic discovery, as well as law and motion practice in state and federal court, including dispositive motions. Candidates should also have experience in building a case for trial, including developing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking and defending depositions.

    The health and safety of Meyers Nave employees is our most important priority. As such, we allow for a hybrid work schedule during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Interested candidates should visit https://www.meyersnave.com/about/careers/ and follow the link to apply.

  • Friday, July 15, 2022 10:30 PM | Anonymous

    SAUSA Vacancy: The U.S. Attorney’s Office has one (1) Criminal SAUSA vacancy for our San Jose office. The listing is open from July 5th to August 5th. Please see the job posting link below.

    Please see the vacancy announcement for an unpaid SAUSA position (Criminal Division) in the San Jose Branch Office.

    Direct Application Link - https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/663606800


  • Friday, July 15, 2022 10:29 PM | Anonymous

    AUSA Vacancy: The U.S. Attorney’s Office has one (1) Criminal AUSA vacancy for our district. The listing is open from July 11th to January 13th. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please see the job posting link below.

    Please see the vacancy announcement for a Criminal Division AUSA position in the district.

    Direct Application Link - https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/664616000


  • Tuesday, July 05, 2022 10:08 AM | Anonymous

    The Staff Attorney at UC Irvine as part of the University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center will work directly to serve the immigration needs of UC students and their immediate family members at UC Irvine. This position may involve some travel at the beginning of the term between UC Irvine and UC Davis, in addition to quarterly meetings. Additionally, the position may require travel to other regional UC campuses for meetings. The Staff Attorney should have experience with general immigration issues, including assessing grounds of inadmissibility and deportability, affirmative family-based immigration relief, SIJS, U-Visa, VAWA, adjustment of status, DACA, naturalization, Advance Parole, and removal defense. Please see the link below for more details. 

    https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucdavis/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=7&JobOpeningId=38168&PostingSeq=1

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