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Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CCEB) works with youth, children and families to promote self- sufficiency, strengthen families and purse safety and justice. The Immigration Legal Services Department has provided relief for immigrants and refugees for over 35 years. With a full staff of attorneys, Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited representatives, paralegals, law students and support staff in Oakland, Concord, and Richmond, CCEB is one of the largest providers of immigration legal services for low income families in the East Bay.

The Immigration Attorney is responsible for providing direct legal representation to clients in family based immigration, applications for VAWA, U, and T status, DACA and naturalization cases. This Immigration Attorney position will also work with other attorneys who have a special focus on the provision of legal representation to unaccompanied children (UAC) and families with young children from Central America currently residing in the East Bay. For these cases the attorney may work on asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) applications, in addition to other potential remedies.

The attorney supervises the work of paralegals and accredited representatives in representing clients. The attorney works with the legal program staff to provide guidance and assistance on cases; the attorney also provides community presentations on immigration law and immigrant rights. The attorney position will be based in Oakland.

Reports to: Supervising Attorney, Immigration Legal Services

Supervisory Responsibility:

Supervision of paralegals and accredited representatives and participation in case rounds.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Provide direct legal services by meeting with clients, preparing applications for relief, drafting client declarations, and submitting cases to the Executive Office of Immigration Review (?EOIR?) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (?USCIS?)

  • Representing clients in immigration court hearings and administrative interviews before EOIR and USCIS

  • Attend trainings and courses to remain updated on immigration law and policy.

  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date client information in database.

  • Assist with recruiting, training, and supervision of legal department volunteers.

  • Participate in workshops for the public and collaborative partners on basic pathways to citizenship, benefits eligibility, understanding individual rights, and other topics.

  • Collaborate with partners organizations to refer clients to legal and mental health services as appropriate

Success Metrics:


  • Assist Manager of Immigration Legal Services in working towards sustainability

  • Provide accurate data collection for grant reporting and proposals

  • Provide legal immigration consultations to determine eligibility for forms of relief

  • Represent clients in applications for legal status, including family based immigration, U-Visa and VAWA applications, DACA and naturalization cases

  • Represent unaccompanied minors in removal proceedings seeking relief, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and Asylum

Qualifications/Requirements:


  • Membership and good standing in the California State Bar

  • JD or LLM from ABA law school

  • Advanced understanding of immigration and citizenship law and procedure, including family based immigration, consular processing, waivers of grounds of inadmissibility, U visa and VAWA, T visa, adjustment of status, asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), naturalization and DACA

  • Minimum of one year of direct immigration legal service experience including representing clients in the above subject areas before EOIR and USCIS preferred

  • Spanish language proficiency or second language capabilities preferred

  • Experience supervising and managing paralegals, accredited representatives and/or law student interns, including training and working towards office goals

  • Competency to serve clients from a variety of cultures

  • High level of independent judgment

  • High analytical abilities to spot issues and plan legal services for clients

  • Professional level skills using Word, Excel, and Acrobat. Proven ability to master legal database systems

Core Competencies:


  • Demonstrates a fundamental respect for the dignity of others. Works collegially and is a proven team builder. Inclined to coach and teach in order to improve knowledge and ability of others, but holds people accountable for results

  • Understands and values quality improvement. Able to effectively address overlapping projects and deadlines. Adaptable and reliable in face of conflict, crisis, or changing priorities

  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion; valuing a diversity of perspectives and encouraging contributions by all team members

  • Ability to be a team leader and a team member

  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, fast-paced, accredited, and growth oriented environment while maintaining a positive solution oriented approach

  • High analytical abilities to process large amounts of data from multiple sources. Ability to prioritize across multiple types of work and coordinate the work of others

  • Ability to network and interact internally and externally

  • High level of oral, and written communication, ability to speak to explain complex legal procedures to a many audiences

Benefits Offered: Benefits include Medical, Dental and Vision insurance; 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer contribution, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays (17 days in 2019); Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D), Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Flexible Spending Account.

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Law firm with two locations now hiring for Associate Attorney position. About 80-90% of the assigned caseload is in the area of family law including dissolution, child custody, support, and guardianship. Associate will be working in both of the firm's offices located in Pleasanton and Tracy.

Strong family law litigation skills and experience with a demanding family law caseload will be given strong preference. Our firm is a very busy office with a strong reputation in the community. The office is fast paced and requires a quick learner who is willing to jump in head first.

Requirements:

*Exceptional writing, communication, research, and analytic skills

*Proven attention to detail and strong organization skills

*Ability to multitask efficiently and effectively

*Self-motivated and driven, with a strong work ethic and sound judgment

*Easily establishes rapport with clients from various backgrounds

*Ability to take direction and manage a moderate to heavy sized caseload with minimal supervision.

*Currently licensed in California; No history of California State Bar Discipline (do not apply if you have any history of discipline)

Compensation:

Compensation based upon experience. Benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, holidays, and 401(k) with employer matching. Additional bonus based upon performance or business generated by the associate.

For consideration, please email a cover letter, your resume, references and salary requirements. For consideration for this position include all requested documents. Please outline in your cover letter any relevant experience including specific details, and any additional languages you speak.

Must currently be a licensed attorney in California. Please do not apply unless you are currently licensed. 

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Position: Managing Attorney, Tenants’ Rights

Reports to: Tenants’ Rights Directing Attorney

Bargaining Unit: No

FLSA: Exempt

Position Summary

Our Tenants’ Rights Practice works to stop displacement and stabilize our communities through eviction defense, drop-in legal clinics, affirmative litigation, administrative hearings before rent boards, know-your-rights presentations and an array of community outreach, and policy initiatives.  We are seeking an experienced attorney to provide leadership and innovation for our team of Tenants’ Rights advocates.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Directly representing low-income tenants in unlawful detainer trials and appeals; 

  • Providing case supervision and informing legal strategy for attorneys;

  • Training, mentoring, and supporting the ongoing development of a diverse staff of attorneys and advocates, volunteers, and interns - including conducting performance evaluations;

  • Assigning and helping to manage supervisees caseloads at a rate that promotes self-care and wellbeing;

  • Supervising drop-in clinics;

  • Providing Know Your Rights presentations to community-based organizations;

  • Assisting in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and providing expert testimony to media on current tenants’ rights law and policy topics;

  • Collaborating with Directing Attorney to administer and manage projects and programs within practice;

  • Collaborating with Directing Attorney to monitor, track, analyze and report data and case deliverables for projects and programs within practice;

  • Presenting to and working with key stakeholders on changes in law, policy and practice; and

  • Collaborating with local, regional, and national partners on policy initiatives, funding, and litigation efforts, as needed.

Qualifications

The applicant must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of racial, economic and social justice. Qualifications include:


  • J.D; admitted and in good standing with the California bar;

  • Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Vietnamese preferred;

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in housing law or public interest litigation;

  • Trial experience;

  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing attorneys, fellows, or interns;

  • Knowledge and adherence to community lawyering principles;

  • Excellent writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills;

  • A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, tenants’ rights, and public interest law;

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity within the office and a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences regarding race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socio-economic circumstance, immigration status, and record of arrest or conviction;

  • Familiarity in working with clients in crisis or who are trauma survivors;

  • Willingness to conduct training and outreach activities in the community as needed; and

  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively on projects with lawyers, other staff members across organization, and diverse community organizations, stakeholders and policymakers.

CompensationSalary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We provide a generous benefits package, including life insurance, LTD, leave policies, vacation, and December holiday office closure at full pay.

To ApplyReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references. Include “Managing Attorney, Tenants’ Rights” in the subject line. Please email application materials directly to .

About Centro Legal de la Raza

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services and advocacy organization protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual representation, education, and advocacy. We combine quality legal services with know-your-rights education, affirmative litigation, and youth development, ensuring access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout Northern and Central California.

For more information, visit our website:

Diversity Statement

Centro Legal’s mission includes advancing social, economic and racial justice. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion within and ensuring a workplace where all staff can flourish and grow professionally and well beyond. Our staff are the most important part of our ability to achieve our mission. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation, sustainability and our organization’s success. Centro Legal is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, military or veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender identity (including transgender status), gender expression, weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, HIV/AIDs status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Centro also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that an individual has any of the characteristics of the protected classes listed above, and further prohibits discrimination against an individual who is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

 

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Alliance for Children’s Rights seeks a Benefits Staff Attorney to assist in securing funding to support children living in out-of-home care. This is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children living in foster care and poverty. Experience with the foster care, Dependency Court and/or Child Welfare System is helpful but not mandatory. The person in this position reports to the Benefits Program Director.   

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

The Alliance for Children’s Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth, by providing free legal and social services and promoting systemic solutions. Our lawyers, advocates, and social workers, together with hundreds of pro bono attorneys and community volunteers, ensure that children have stable homes and families, and can access the healthcare, education, and financial supports that they need. We also help transition-age youth achieve independence and work statewide to improve child welfare practices and policies in order to remove the many barriers our clients face. Since its founding 27 years ago, the Alliance has helped more than 150,000 children.    

Charity Navigator has awarded the Alliance its highest 4-star rating for the past nine years in a row. This puts the Alliance in the top 2% of charities in the U.S. rated by Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating reflects the Alliance’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. 

The Alliance is well known in the child welfare community for its knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments. Alliance staff members find that being a voice for children who often have no voice, and otherwise could be forgotten, is incredibly rewarding.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Representing caregivers in the administrative fair hearing process to secure public benefits.

• Analyzing public benefits issues that arise for children and caregivers in the child welfare system.

• Preparing case summaries and files for placement of cases with pro bono attorneys.

• Providing trainings and technical assistance to pro bono attorneys and firms.

• Helping to train and supervise volunteers and law clerks.

• Developing and updating benefits materials for clients, pro bono attorneys, and the community.

• Maintaining knowledge of current trends and policies in public benefits that affect children and families in the child welfare system. 

• Conducting community outreach and trainings.

• Assisting with impact litigation and both local and statewide policy advocacy.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES

• At least five years of experience as a practicing attorney (or judicial clerk) preferred.

• Experience in the foster care, Dependency Court and/or child welfare system is helpful.

• Excellent written and oral communication and advocacy skills.

• Excellent analytical skills. 

• Strong interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively with clients, attorneys, child welfare 

agencies, the judiciary and the public.

• Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

• Strong desire to help others.

• Ability to manage a high-volume caseload.

• Self-starter.

• Experience with public benefits, administrative advocacy and/or public speaking helpful.

• Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

The Alliance for Children’s Rights believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status. 

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe level of work being performed by people assigned to comparable positions. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The Alliance for Children's Rights offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For more information about the Alliance visit http://kids-alliance.org.

TO APPLY  

To be considered, please submit a resume and a cover letter that outlines your interest in joining the Alliance, relevant work experience, and how you heard of the position to Adam Cherensky (e-mail submissions only/no phone inquiries). Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the stated qualifications of the position.

 

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Position: Managing Attorney, Tenants’ Rights

Reports to: Tenants’ Rights Directing Attorney

Bargaining Unit: No

FLSA: Exempt

Position Summary

Our Tenants’ Rights Practice works to stop displacement and stabilize our communities through eviction defense, drop-in legal clinics, affirmative litigation, administrative hearings before rent boards, know-your-rights presentations and an array of community outreach, and policy initiatives.  We are seeking an experienced attorney to provide leadership and innovation for our team of Tenants’ Rights advocates.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Directly representing low-income tenants in unlawful detainer trials and appeals; 

  • Providing case supervision and informing legal strategy for attorneys;

  • Training, mentoring, and supporting the ongoing development of a diverse staff of attorneys and advocates, volunteers, and interns - including conducting performance evaluations;

  • Assigning and helping to manage supervisees caseloads at a rate that promotes self-care and wellbeing;

  • Supervising drop-in clinics;

  • Providing Know Your Rights presentations to community-based organizations;

  • Assisting in determining appropriate case stories for use in reports, advocacy materials, and public education and providing expert testimony to media on current tenants’ rights law and policy topics;

  • Collaborating with Directing Attorney to administer and manage projects and programs within practice;

  • Collaborating with Directing Attorney to monitor, track, analyze and report data and case deliverables for projects and programs within practice;

  • Presenting to and working with key stakeholders on changes in law, policy and practice; and

  • Collaborating with local, regional, and national partners on policy initiatives, funding, and litigation efforts, as needed.

Qualifications

The applicant must profoundly share Centro Legal’s mission and vision of racial, economic and social justice. Qualifications include:


  • J.D; admitted and in good standing with the California bar;

  • Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, or Vietnamese preferred;

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in housing law or public interest litigation;

  • Trial experience;

  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing attorneys, fellows, or interns;

  • Knowledge and adherence to community lawyering principles;

  • Excellent writing, research, analytical, and verbal communication skills;

  • A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, tenants’ rights, and public interest law;

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity within the office and a personal approach that values all individuals and respects differences regarding race, ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ability, socio-economic circumstance, immigration status, and record of arrest or conviction;

  • Familiarity in working with clients in crisis or who are trauma survivors;

  • Willingness to conduct training and outreach activities in the community as needed; and

  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively on projects with lawyers, other staff members across organization, and diverse community organizations, stakeholders and policymakers.

CompensationSalary is competitive and commensurate with experience. We provide a generous benefits package, including life insurance, LTD, leave policies, vacation, and December holiday office closure at full pay.

To ApplyReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Submit via email only: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) a list of three professional references. Include “Managing Attorney, Tenants’ Rights” in the subject line. Please email application materials directly to .

About Centro Legal de la Raza

Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Oakland, California, Centro Legal de la Raza (Centro Legal) is a comprehensive legal services and advocacy organization protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income, and Latino communities through bilingual representation, education, and advocacy. We combine quality legal services with know-your-rights education, affirmative litigation, and youth development, ensuring access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout Northern and Central California.

For more information, visit our website:

Diversity Statement

Centro Legal’s mission includes advancing social, economic and racial justice. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion within and ensuring a workplace where all staff can flourish and grow professionally and well beyond. Our staff are the most important part of our ability to achieve our mission. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation, sustainability and our organization’s success. Centro Legal is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, military or veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender identity (including transgender status), gender expression, weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, HIV/AIDs status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Centro also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that an individual has any of the characteristics of the protected classes listed above, and further prohibits discrimination against an individual who is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

 

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Alliance for Children’s Rights is seeking a dedicated Guardianship Program Manager. The Program Manager will assist caregivers in establishing probate legal guardianship and securing Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and other services in order to provide for children whose parents are unable to care for them. This Program Manager position is a wonderful opportunity for a well-qualified candidate to help establish permanency and secure the benefits and services that these children need to thrive. 

ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

The Alliance for Children’s Rights protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth, by providing free legal and social services and promoting systemic solutions. Our lawyers, advocates, and social workers, together with hundreds of pro bono attorneys and community volunteers, ensure that children have stable homes and families, and can access the healthcare, education, and financial supports that they need. We also help transition-age youth achieve independence and work statewide to improve child welfare practices and policies in order to remove the many barriers our clients face. Since its founding 27 years ago, the Alliance has helped more than 150,000 children.    

Charity Navigator has awarded the Alliance its highest 4-star rating for the past nine years in a row. This puts the Alliance in the top 2% of charities in the U.S. rated by Charity Navigator. The 4-star rating reflects the Alliance’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. 

The Alliance is well known in the child welfare community for its knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments. Alliance staff members find that being a voice for children who often have no voice, and otherwise could be forgotten, is incredibly rewarding.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Interview, screen, and assist clients in need of probate guardianships and/or SIJS at the Alliance and at designated sites in the community.

• Prepare relevant pleadings and provide direct representation as needed in probate court.

• Prepare case summaries and files for pro bono attorney placement.

• Train, supervise, and provide technical assistance to student interns and to pro bono attorneys and firms.

• Assist in grant writing and reports. 

• Maintain and develop program materials in English and Spanish for clients, pro bono attorneys and the community at large.

• Conduct community outreach and trainings.

• Identify other resources and support services for the caregiver and child, such as financial assistance, healthcare and education.  

• Work with Alliance’s policy team to identify systemic issues impacting this population.  

• Complete additional administrative duties including data entry and filing.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES

• CA bar admission plus five years practice. 

• Fluency in Spanish preferred. 

• Excellent writing and oral communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively with clients, attorneys, child welfare agencies, the judiciary, and the public.

• Excellent organizational skills, desire to help other and a self-starter.  

• Must have ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

• Supervisory experience preferred.

• Experience with Juvenile dependency preferred.

• Immigration experience preferred (e.g. SIJS, Asylum).  

The Alliance for Children’s Rights believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or marital status.    

The above statements are of a general nature and are intended to describe level of work being performed by people assigned to comparable positions. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. The Alliance for Children's Rights offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. For more information about the Alliance visit http://kids-alliance.org.

TO APPLY   

To be considered, please submit a resume and a cover letter that outlines your interest in joining the Alliance, relevant work experience, and how you heard of the position to Ashley Zometa (e-mail submissions only/no phone inquiries). Responses will be sent only to individuals meeting the stated qualifications of the position.

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Are you a college grad interested in pursuing a career as a paralegal, or a recently certified Paralegal interested in putting your skills, education and experience to work in a downtown San Francisco boutique business immigration law firm? No prior legal experience is required. If you are detail oriented, communicate and follow-up well and are interested in becoming a paralegal, you will be a good fit. 

You will have the opportunity to work in a stable and growing law firm, a really great place to work!  The founders genuinely believe in and support live/work balance. A college grad with some professional business experience is required; legal experience is a plus. If you enjoy a collaborative, calm, fun work environment with smart and interesting co-workers, you will be a great fit! 

To be successful in this role you must be a highly accountable, organized individual who considers client service a priority and keen attention to detail comes naturally to you. To be considered, you must have a Bachelor's degree, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and be able to handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision. 

Typical duties include document tracking and "recruiting" – thoroughly researching optimal sources for advertising jobs across the country, including newspapers – scrutinizing ads to assure compliance with relevant visa application.

Benefits are comparable to large, global law firms! Salary to $50K, DOE.

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Job Title:  Legal Assistant for Environmental Law Program

Location:  Oakland, CA

Reports To:  Managing Paralegal, Environmental Law Program

Context:  Provides administrative, litigation, and programmatic support for all aspects of the Environmental Law Program

Scope:   The Legal Assistant provides administrative support and litigation support to advance the mission of the Environmental Law Program and Sierra Club campaigns, and helps to manage programmatic aspects of ELP

JOB ACTIVITIES:Litigation


  1. Collaborates with attorneys, paralegals, and other ELP staff to complete the critical, precise tasks of litigation, including editing, formatting and otherwise preparing legal documents, communicating with court clerks, and filing and serving documents properly and on time. Provides day-to-day coordination of dockets and acts as liaison between ELP and outside groups.

  2. Interviews potential standing declarants and drafts standing declarations under the supervision of attorneys.

  3. Drafts and submits Freedom of Information Act and Public Record Act requests under the supervision of attorneys.

  4. Performs basic research tasks via legal and technical databases (Lexis, Westlaw, SNL, etc.). Provides administrative support for the litigation coordination program "new matter form" process, including document preparation, copying, filing, faxing, and mailing.

  5. Performs continuous maintenance and updating of legal action database (LANDS), law program web pages, and legal research library.

Campaign/Research


  1. Monitors and reports all relevant public information regarding permitting, public notices, and media relating to current and potential legal actions relating to coal plants and other priority targets of Sierra Club campaigns.

  2. Conducts miscellaneous research and prepares reports in support of Sierra Club campaigns.

  3. Tracks and records the status of litigation, rulemakings, etc. to enable access to legal and technical resources by the network of attorneys and allied organizations collaborating on Sierra Club campaigns.

Administrative


  1. Performs a range of administrative and clerical duties which include scheduling, invoice processing, reimbursements, travel logistics, copying, collating, faxing, supply ordering, filing, event planning and organizing for ELP, ELP email administration, mail pickup, and managing various spreadsheets for general program information.

 

STANDARD OVERTIME:

This position requires occasional overtime to meet special deadlines, projects, other staff absences, or emergencies. Under these circumstances, overtime will rarely exceed 5 hours per week or 15 hours on a monthly basis.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:


  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks and adhere to deadlines.

  • Computer skills: 1‑2 years experience with word processing (WordPerfect and Word) and preferably database management skills (including strong familiarity with Excel). Familiarity with G-suite a plus General computer literacy and solid internet research skills required.

  • Solid research, writing, oral communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills required.

  • Ability to do precise, careful work needed for courtroom filings, attorney admissions, and correspondence with courts, external parties, etc.

  • Ability to work successfully in teams and under own initiative, to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and to make timely decisions.

  • Knowledge of energy and climate data sources and familiarity with government climate/energy policy and litigation procedures are a plus.

In 2015, Sierra Club formalized its for an internal transformation to become a more equitable and inclusive organization. Sierra Club and its Environmental Law Program recognize that the environmental movement and the field of law have historically been white, wealthy, and male-dominated, and given that history, we are committed to creating a workplace where people from all social identities and backgrounds feel welcomed and can thrive. We strive to become an organization that attracts, retains, and celebrates people from all avenues of life who share our values. Sierra Club has adopted the , a set of guidelines designed to help people from different cultures, communities, politics, and organizations work together in solidarity. The Environmental Law Program strives to conduct litigation in accordance with the Jemez Principles and in furtherance of Sierra Club’s vision of becoming a more equitable and inclusive organization. For more information about our commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice, please visit: .

To Apply: Please visit  https://www.sierraclub.org/careers-jobs-employment to apply for this position. The hiring committee will review applications on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. Please attach a cover letter and resume to the online application. In addition, please provide a separate statement of 250 words or less addressing whether there are particular environmental or social justice issues that inspire you; and past work or other experience that demonstrates your commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining unit and is subject to the terms and conditions of the contract between Sierra Club and Sierra Employee Alliance.

The Sierra Club offers competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.

This is a category 6 non-exempt position.

Sierra Club is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization. Sierra Club employees are not eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Sierra Club does not sponsor H1B visas.

The Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.

*If you are applying for more than one position with us, please attach your job-specific cover letters in the 'Attachments' section 

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Oakland-based general litigation law firm seeking an associate with 2+ years of experience.

Wong, Chang & Yang, LLP is a boutique law firm and have provided legal representation to SF Bay Area communities (mainly the Chinese-American community) for over 40 years in a wide range of practice areas ranging from personal injury, civil disputes, family law, landlord-tenant, estate planning, criminal defense and commercial disputes.

Our ideal candidate would have excellent research and writing skills, effective oral advocacy skills, and an aptitude for litigation. Prior experience is required and fluency in Mandarin/Cantonese is preferred. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States and licensed to practice in California.

Interested applicants should apply with a cover letter, resume, transcript and one short (5-page max) writing sample. 

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  The Housing Staff Attorney (Part-time, possible transition to Full time) at La Raza Centro Legal will assist clients with pro se form filling in clinical settings, to assist with housing eviction defense pro se representation, and with written responses in a non-court setting, to landlords regarding the habitability of their apartments, lease agreements, rent disputes, and other tenant-related matters. The attorney will be required to make presentations on a weekly basis to community members, with the goal of preventing homelessness. The Housing Staff Attorney (Part-time) will also coordinate, advertise, and conduct and contribute to tenants’ rights workshops, and  community outreach events and presentations; complete grant reporting, assist with fundraising efforts, engage in light grant writing where needed, recruit and supervise pro bono attorneys, and perform other tasks.    

   Clinical and Case Work Responsibilities:   · Prepare pro se forms on behalf of attendees at housing and Tenants’ Rights clinics; · Coordinate and staff housing pro se clinics and conduct intake screenings; · Write policy memoranda and agency statements relating to the housing crisis in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, as needed; · Ensure that legal work is consistent with agency mission.   Community Education Responsibilities: · Develop and conduct know-your-rights presentations and information sessions; · Develop informational materials on tenants’ rights and landlord/tenant law; · Represent La Raza Centro Legal at various coalition meetings.   Responsibilities – Housing Program: · Attend weekly or bi-weekly meetings with Executive Director to review individual and program-wide goal attainment; · Assist with funding reporting requirements; · Assist with case management systems reporting and data collection; · Ability to provide clients with appropriate referrals if necessary; · Assist in the overflow work of the program. · Ability to advocate on behalf of immigrants in the media, community forums and other venues; · Excellent public speaking skills · Prior work in education, outreach, or regular community workshop presentations strongly preferred   Responsibilities – Agency Wide: · Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings; · Assist with fundraising and grant writing for the agency; · Represent the agency to the community at meetings, public events, media outreach, and other forums.     Requirements: · Complete Fluency, bilingual and biliterate, in Spanish and English; · California Bar Admission in good standing; · Strong research and writing skills; · Attention to detail; · Interest in housing law and passionate about issues affecting immigrants; · Sensitivity to working with immigrant families and households who are financially struggling with finding and maintaining quality, safe, family – friendly housing in a very challenging and volatile housing market; · Strong commitment to social justice · Excellent communicator, responsive to requests for data collection regarding clients or community members served;  · Team Player, positive demeanor, ability to prioritize key tasks and timely complete them; · Willingness to mentor and supervise law clerks, volunteers, and interns.   Benefits: · Salary for a full time staff attorney is $55,000+/year (note this position’s salary will be pro – rated to a part time percentage, based on number of part time hours worked per week – 20 hour per week position), plus benefits premiums for which part time employees qualify under our collective bargaining agreement; · Group health and medical insurance coverage for employee and eligible dependents;   · Dental insurance coverage; · Term Life insurance and Long-Term Disability coverage; · 401K retirement plan matching; · Generous paid annual leave, paid health leave, other benefits as per under our union contract.    Level of Language Proficiency:  


  • Required: complete fluency in English and Spanish.  The      level of Spanish fluency requires complete biliteracy in English and      Spanish, consisting of being able to write in Spanish without need for      editing by native Spanish speakers. 

How to Apply: E-mail resume, cover letter, and two references to amanda@lrcl.org & shannon@lrcl.org.

      La Raza Centro Legal is an equal opportunity employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.    

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The Agency

Legal Assistance for Seniors (LAS) is a non-profit agency serving Alameda County residents

who are 60 years of age and older. We provide legal advice and information, representation in

court and administrative hearings, referrals to other community resources, and community

education and training in the following areas: prevention of elder abuse, public benefits,

housing, guardianships, naturalization, and health law.

Through its Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), LAS provides

individual counseling and community education to Medicare beneficiaries in the areas of

Medicare, supplemental coverage including Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans,

low income assistance programs, and long-term care insurance.

This position

This is a full-time position at Legal Assistance for Seniors. The Program Assistant provides

excellent frontline support to the case managers and attorneys at LAS. Under the direction of an

attorney, this position is responsible for providing excellent service to clients and callers with

time sensitive housing problems. This position assists with client screening and intakes, as well

as data entry, organization, and maintaining case records.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  1. Provide excellent and courteous frontline service

a. Appropriately assess caller needs, route calls, and provide referrals to senior services in

Alameda County.

b. Conduct culturally competent initial client screenings and intake.

c. Conduct follow up calls, assistance with client paperwork and scheduling of appointments

with and for clients.


  1. Provide administrative support to the housing program and all LAS departments and staff.

a. Create and maintain physical case files.

b. Enter data into multiple databases accurately and in a timely manner.

c. Maintain appropriate case notes and keep the appropriate team members informed of all

developments and updates.

d. Photocopying, forwarding, filing and collating of paper documents, proper saving and

storage of digital files.

e. Assist with the preparation of various documents and filings, accommodation requests, and

other forms needed to help retain housing for the client.

f. Support the LAS housing guide by ensuring all information included in the guide is

accurate and up to date.


  1. Maintain basic understanding of Housing and other case areas covered by LAS as appropriate.

Qualifications

1-3 years’ experience working in a professional/office environment preferred

Personal experience with homelessness and/or imminent risk of housing loss valued

Patience, understanding and empathy towards the needs of the people we serve and their diverse

communities

Sensitivity towards and interest in working with seniors and people with disabilities

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Able to prioritize work and meet key deadlines

Team player who can also work well independently

Bilingual desired

Computer proficient, including Power Point, Word, Excel and database knowledge

Punctual and efficient with time use

Working conditions & physical requirements

Ability to sit for extended periods, use of phone and computer systems for long periods of time

Alternate between sitting and motion tasks frequently

Occasional work on evenings and weekends

Extensive computer use

Ability to multitask in a busy and diverse office environment

Occasional need to attend meetings and training outside the office

Compensation:

Non-exempt rate of $17.50 to $19.00 per hour depending on experience, 35 hours per week.

Pro-rated benefits package.

To Apply: 

Please email a cover letter and resume in a PDF format with

the subject line “Program Assistant.” In your cover letter please address the following:

LAS serves an extremely diverse population. Our clients include seniors, people with

disabilities, low income members of our community, LGBTQ individuals, and people of

color. How do you think your experiences, professional or otherwise, have

prepared you to contribute to our commitment to cultural humility and diversity?

Feel free to think broadly about your response to this question.

Legal Assistance for Seniors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate

based on ancestry, age, color, disability (physical and mental, includes HIV and AIDS),

genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition

(gender characteristics, cancer or record or history of cancer), military or veteran status,

national origin, race, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), sex/gender (includes

pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), sexual orientation,

request for FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act), or any other factor that is not related to

the position.

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Legal Assistance to the Elderly (LAE), in partnership with AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP) seeks a Social Worker who will work with our housing attorneys to provide support to clients facing eviction. This interdisciplinary team will collaborate in case assessment, strategy, and management. This position requires a strong advocate with excellent case management and organizational skills, a willingness to work collaboratively across legal and social work disciplines, and a desire to help grow an exciting and challenging new endeavor of integrating social workers into a legal organization. This position will be housed at LAE, but will also support ALRP’s Eviction Defense Team which is located in the same building. For more than 40 years, LAE has provided free legal advice and representation to seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco. Our mission is to keep this vulnerable community safe, financially secure, housed and accessing healthcare. Our primary practice areas are Eviction Defense/Housing (tenants only), Reasonable Accommodation Requests, Healthcare Law, Income Support, Elder Abuse Prevention and Debt Collection Defense. Additional areas of practice include Wills, Powers of Attorney and Conservatorship Defense. LAE is a friendly and collaborative work environment.ALRP’s mission is to help people with HIV/AIDS maintain or improve their health by resolving their legal issues. ALRP accomplishes this mission by providing free and low-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS in the San Francisco Bay Area. This includes such widely disparate areas as housing, bankruptcy/credit, immigration, employment, insurance, confidentiality matters, family law, government benefits, and public accommodations. We accomplish this mission through either direct representation of clients by one of ALRP’s eleven attorneys or by careful placement of clients with one of ALRP’s 700 Panel attorneys.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Masters in Social Work- license required

  • 2 years post-license experience

  • Excellent verbal, writing, and organizational skills

  • A demonstrated ability to work well both independently and as part of a team

  • Aptitude to work under pressure in an empathetic and professional manner

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with diverse client groups, including people in crisis, seniors, people with disabilities including mental health, physical, and HIV/AIDS, people of color, people who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness, immigrants, non-English speakers, service providers, government employees, and community partners

  • Experience with or strong interest in MSW intern supervision

  • An interest in being part of an interdisciplinary team with attorneys to support clientsHIGHLY DESIRABLE

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, Cantonese and/or Mandarin

  • Experience working with elderly, adults with disabilities, including HIV/AIDS and/or homeless individuals or those experiencing a crisis

  • Experience working in non-profit legal services, or other non-profit organizationDUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work collaboratively with attorneys and staff in assessing and meeting the psychosocial and legal needs of housing clients

  • Provide case management, crisis intervention and support to clients

  • Support clients in identifying their needs, setting goals, and developing structured plan for achieving those goals

  • Meet clients in various settings, such as at home, court, and other community based settings

  • Help clients connect with appropriate social services and support, including housing support services; physical and mental health and substance abuse treatment

  • Develop relationships with local social service organizations and agencies

  • Provide advocacy for clients in non-legal settings (i.e., local housing authorities, social service offices, community-based organizations)

  • Supervise MSW interns

  • Participate in trainings of and with legal team

  • Complete administrative tasks, such as those related to grant management, reporting, and client case management

  • Participate in professional development to improve client services and student supervision

  • Additional tasks as assigned by SupervisorUNION MEMBERSHIP


After successful completion of a probationary period (90 days), membership in the National Organization of Legal Services Workers becomes a condition of employment.

COMPENSATION

Union Salary Scale based on experience

Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits

SUPERVISED BY

LAE Executive Director, with some supervision for ALRP Managing Attorney

APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED. THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE NOTIFIED BY PHONE.

We are strongly committed to diversity and encourage applications from anyone who can contribute to making Legal Assistance to the Elderly a more diverse community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Legal Assistance to the Elderly believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity, and the agency is committed to not discriminating on any basis prohibited by applicable law.

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The Housing Advocate (Part-time) at La Raza Centro Legal will provide tenant advocacy services and outreach to community members by creating and conducting weekly tenants’ rights presentations, in a bilingual Spanish/English capacity, with the goal of educating and empowering the Bay Area immigrant community and preventing homelessness. The Housing Advocate (Part-time) will also coordinate, advertise, translate, and conduct and contribute to tenants’ rights workshops, community outreach events and presentations; complete grant reporting, collect demographic data of clients served; assist with fundraising efforts, engage in light grant writing where needed, recruit and supervise volunteers, engage in flyer posting, update agency website to reflect upcoming events; attend community meetings and collaborate with other non-profit organizations conducting similar work, and perform other related tasks.     

Community Education Responsibilities: 

· Develop and conduct know-your-rights presentations and information sessions; 

· Develop informational materials on tenants’ rights and landlord/tenant law; 

· Research and stay abreast of latest developments in tenants’ rights, SRO’s, and local habitability issues and developments in local laws affecting renters; 

· Represent La Raza Centro Legal at various coalition meetings; 

· Represent and conduct oneself as a housing advocate, being clear to explain to clients, community members and stakeholders the distinction between an advocate, or one who is focused on education, outreach and teaching self-advocacy skills, and an attorney, who is licensed, and provides legal consultations and directly represents clients in housing and eviction defense cases.   

Responsibilities – Housing Program: 

· Attend weekly or bi-weekly meetings with Executive Director to review individual and program-wide goal attainment; 

· Assist with funding reporting requirements; 

· Assist with case management systems reporting and data collection; 

· Ability to provide clients with appropriate referrals as necessary; 

· Assist in the overflow work of the program; 

· Ability to advocate on behalf of immigrants in the media, community forums and other venues; 

· Excellent public speaking skills in bilingual Spanish/English capacity; 

· Prior work in education, outreach, or regular community workshop presentations strongly preferred; 

· Engage in light case management for housing clients in order to assist their warm referral to social services workers and agencies; 

· Reports to the Executive Director.   

Responsibilities – Agency Wide: 

· Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings; 

· Assist with fundraising and light grant writing for the agency; 

· Represent the agency to the community at meetings, public events, media outreach, and other forums; 

· Conduct phone outreach, including up to 5 hours per week assisting with agency phone reception answering, in order to announce upcoming housing and tenants’ rights presentations.     

Requirements: 

· Complete Fluency, bilingual and biliterate, in Spanish and English, including capacity to independently draft without assistance, client housing histories and issues presented in fluent Spanish, to assist with referrals to partner agencies and other objectives; 

· Undergraduate degree in humanities or related field preferred; 

· Strong research and writing skills; 

· Attention to detail; 

· Interest in housing law and passionate about issues affecting immigrants;

· Sensitivity to working with immigrant families and households who are financially struggling with finding and maintaining quality, safe, family – friendly housing in a very challenging and volatile housing market; 

· Strong commitment to social justice 

· Excellent communicator, responsive to requests for data collection regarding clients or community members served;  

· Team Player, positive demeanor, ability to prioritize key tasks and timely complete them, especially grant reporting deadlines; 

· Willingness to mentor and supervise volunteers, and interns.   

Benefits: 

· Salary for a part-time housing advocate is in the range of $23,000-$31,000/year  (depending on qualifications, education, prior related experience as delineated under our collective bargaining agreement {CBA} and number of part time hours worked per week – 20 to 32 hour per week position), plus benefits premiums for which part time employees qualify under our collective bargaining agreement; 

· Group health and medical insurance coverage for employee and eligible dependents;   

· Dental insurance coverage; 

· Term Life insurance and Long-Term Disability coverage; 

· 401K retirement plan matching; 

· Generous paid annual leave, paid health leave, other benefits as per under our union contract.   

Level of Language Proficiency: 

· Required: complete fluency in English and Spanish.  The level of Spanish fluency requires complete biliteracy in English and Spanish, consisting of being able to write in Spanish without need for editing by native Spanish speakers.    

How to Apply: E-mail resume, cover letter, and two references.

La Raza Centro Legal is an equal opportunity employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  

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ATTENTION CURRENT or Upcoming EVENING LAW School STUDENTS in the DC area class of 2023: Georgetown, UDC, Catholic, American, George Mason, and GWU. LITIGATION LAW CLERK JOB DESCRIPTION The Employment Law Group (TELG) represents employees who stand up to wrongdoing in the workplace with practice areas including whistleblower, qui tam, and discrimination law. TELG is looking for an upcoming 1st year(Class of 2022 and 2023) evening law students at D.C. area law schools) to join our team as full-time Litigation Law Clerks. Throughout their tenure at TELG, Law Clerks gain substantive hands-on legal experience that develops their lawyering skills daily as they learn the legal procedure, litigation strategy, and client advocacy through their work. This is an excellent opportunity for evening students to put their law school education to practical use, to gain a better understanding of the practice of law, and to see first-hand how strong work product can have a great impact on our clients, our practice, and case precedent. Law Clerks work directly with Principals and Litigation Associates on cases to provide high-level assistance throughout all phases of litigation and trial work. Duties Include: Case management of a diverse portfolio of legal matters Writing comprehensive drafts of legal documents, including but not limited to: complaints, substantive preliminary and trial motions and oppositions, discovery requests and responses, deposition notes, and appeal motions: Extensive client contact and communication with opposing counsel, co-counsel, and experts Performing substantive and procedural legal research Trial preparation and on-site trial support, as needed Calendaring meetings, depositions, hearings, trial dates, and other events as necessary for attorneys and other attendees Client billing, including posting daily time entries Other responsibilities as assigned The ideal candidate is a proactive and highly motivated professional with strong organizational, legal writing, time management, and communication skills. TELG offers a competitive salary and benefits package and paid educational leave days in addition to PTO. Law clerks are provided with training, support, and flexibility to balance busy caseloads with their evening school schedule. To apply, applicants are required to submit a cover letter, résumé, legal writing sample, and unofficial law school transcript to recruiting@employmentlawgroup.com. JDs, LLM STUDENTS, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND NEED NOT APPLY.


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Disability Rights California (DRC) is the state’s designated Protection and Advocacy agency. Our Los Angeles office seeks law clerks for the summer 2020 term for our Civil Rights Practice Group, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Practice Group, Investigations Unit, and Youth Practice Group. DRC is an established and innovative non-profit agency. We advance the rights of Californians with disabilities. We work for fairness and justice through quality representation, advocacy, investigations of abuse and neglect, peer self-advocacy services, community partnerships, public policy work, education and outreach. Our legal work includes individual and impact litigation to broadly impact conditions for many people or highlights a particular issue. Law clerks gain experience with: Interviewing clients and consumers. Providing information on self-advocacy. Legal research and writing. Representation at mediation and administrative hearings at school districts, universities, regional centers, Social Security and others. Assisting clients file charges of discrimination with U.S. Office of Civil Rights for the Department of Education, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Assisting in the investigation of serious, systemic and potentially life-threatening abuse and neglect in state and private facilities serving people with psychiatric and developmental disabilities. Conducting trainings on the law and multi-cultural outreach. Although some paid positions are available, preference is given to work study, volunteer and clinical students. In addition, our attorneys are willing to assist students develop grant proposals. This position is open to law students who of all experience levels. Summer law student 10-week internships generally begin the final week of May for a 37.5 hour week. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample and list of references to: Rosa L Alas Senior Office Manager 350 South Bixel Street Suite 290 Los Angeles CA 90017 Rosa.alas@disabilityrightsca.org Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested students should apply as early as possible. At Disability Rights California, we value diversity among our employees because unique perspectives allow us to effectively serve Californians with disabilities from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), Disability (mental and physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. Disability Rights California endorses and supports the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants or employees who need accommodations.


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Our law firm is seeking for a receptionist to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks for a medium sized firm focusing on immigration and criminal matters.


 


The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of experience as a receptionist and have at least two years of experience working in Law firm.


The candidate will also have to ability to manage a diverse caseload, be able to multi task, prioritize and balance competing demands. Must be detail oriented and demonstrate a love and compassion required to deal with legal cases. Must be able to speak Spanish and English.

Responsibilities
• Serve clients by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing them appropriately
• Answer, screen and forward any incoming phone calls while providing basic information when needed, using multi-line telephones
• Setting appointments, manages the attorney calendar and company lobby area.
• Receive, update task and sort daily mail/deliveries/couriers
• Update appointment calendars and schedule meetings/appointments
• Maintaining files and intakes organized using our custom made phone log & office file location
• Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, faxing etc.
• May also assist other administrative staff with overflow work

Requirements
• Proven working experience in a front office handling receptionist responsibilities


• Proven working experience in Law firms


• Proven 5 years of working experience as a receptionist


• Professional appearance


• Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook
• Solid communication skills both written and verbal Spanish and English
• Professionalism, Customer Focus, Organization, Informing Others, Handles Pressure, Telephone Skills, Supply Management
• Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
• Ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
• Microsoft Office skills


• High school degree




****The office will conduct a background check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)


 


We offer a professional work environment and a salary that compensates experience. Please reply with a resume


 


PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE A RECEPTIONIST WITH EXPERIENCE AND PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH, AND SPANISH AND LEAVE NEAR WHITTIER CALIFORNIA


 


Compensation: Pay according to experience (Fair pay, Recognition, Rewards, Job satisfaction). We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Health Insurance, 401K matching program, one weeks paid vacation in addition to sick paid day, paid 5 holidays, workers compensation insurance and more.



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Growing plaintiff's law firm in Glendale, CA is looking for a file clerk.


Ideal candidate  is detail-oriented, is hard-working, and is Spanish speaking.


Job responsibilities include:


- Document assembly - collecting, scanning and filing (electronically and physically) all case files. Knowledge of Clio is a plus;


- Calendaring all deadlines - these include court deadlines, and deadlines through and with opposing counsel.


Prior experience as a file clerk in a law firm is required.


Please send a resume and hourly requirement for consideration.



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Small law firm seeks a motivated, organized, detail-oriented individual to work as an entry-level law clerk/client satisfaction specialist any combination of days, Monday through Friday (hours flexible within our regular business hours, 3-5 days per week). Responsibilities include working with our clients and other parties in interest to ensure superior legal representation and the highest level of client satisfaction, maintaining client files, reviewing time-sensitive legal documentation, data entry, answering phones, and general office duties in a fast-paced, high-volume, paperless environment. Basic computer skills required. No legal experience required. We will train. Salary is commensurate with experience. Must be bilingual; fluent in both English & Spanish. 


 


Qualifications:    Attention to detail, basic computer skills, superior organizational skills, references, bilingual Spanish/English.


 



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We are looking to hire a Law Clerk with superb research and organizational skills. Law Clerks are expected to have an outstanding comprehension of existing law in order to clearly articulate legal information.


To ensure success, Law Clerks should be critical thinkers and have exceptional writing skills with a keen interest in fashioning credible legal reports to support lawyers. Top candidates will display precision and accuracy with fantastic time management and listening skills.


Law Clerk Responsibilities:



  • Assist and counsel lawyers on their primary duties.

  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for specific cases.

  • Conduct extensive legal researching and analysis.

  • Prepare memoranda and briefs with accurate information on specific cases.

  • Provide assistance prior and during a court proceeding by preparing for a case and examining the related legal documents.

  • Ensure that related case documents are properly ordered and available.

  • Attend court sessions in order to listen to and record critical information.

  • Maintain and update law libraries, literature and documentation.

  • Coordinate and schedule appointments and meetings.


Law Clerk Requirements:



  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills.

  • Fantastic document management skills.

  • Organized with strong conceptual and research skills.

  • Critical thinker who displays accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Excellent comprehension of the law.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Company Description

Well established downtown personal injury law firm represent clients throughout the New York and New Jersey metro area with offices conveniently located in Manhattan, Queens, Newark, Union City, Elizabeth, Clifton and Perth Amboy. Our team of 35 attorneys concentrates on a variety of legal matters, including personal injury, construction accidents, workers compensation, car accidents, truck accidents, premises cases, medical malpractice and Social Security Disability. With this wide skill-set, and years of experience backing us, we are equipped to provide you with the knowledgeable and professional legal advice you need.


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We are looking for a highly motivated law clerk to join the firm’s busy practices areas. Candidates with excellent research and writing skills, as well as great interpersonal skills are encouraged to apply.


 


Essential Functions:



  • Screen clients for eligibility

  • Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients

  • Conduct factual investigations and analysis and legal research

  • Under the supervision of staff attorneys, prepare documents and correspondence, including complaints, answers, memoranda of law, briefs, articles, and reports

  • Assist in or develop case theories and strategies for the representation of clients

  • Participate in hearings, trials, and conferences



  •  

Essential Skills:



  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly motivated and ability to multitask

  • Extremely organized

  • Eager to learn

  • Flexibility

  • Team player

  • Prepare legal documents such as complaints, motions, briefs and discovery

  • Use Firm Case Management software to maintain and monitor case progression and organization.


 


This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in gaining experience in the legal field.


Second/third year law students and recent graduates are invited to apply.


Company Description

Your Full-Service Baltimore Law Firm
With a strong attention to detail and a laser focus on client needs, you can count on the Law Office of Hasson D. Barnes to assist you with a wide range of legal needs. We help business owners deal with legal matters for the life of their business, from entity formation to contract litigation, dissolution, transfer, business succession and more. Our real estate practice spans the field from purchase and sale closings to title disputes and landlord-tenant matters. We engage in estate planning to ensure our clients’ present and future needs are met regarding health care, financial matters, and the legacy they choose to leave. Finally, if you are involved in any civil litigation matter, the Law Office of Hasson D. Barnes provides diligent, insightful and effective representation, whether in the courtroom, at the negotiating table, or in a mediation session. We have the knowledge, skills and experience to adequately represent your needs.


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Westwood Gateway LAW FIRM seeks full-time Paralegal/Law Clerk (not currently in paralegal or law school) with 3+ yrs ACTUAL LAW OFFICE work exp. (pleadings and drafting discovery responses), STRONG computer/MS Office/word processing skills and friendly, confident phone skills. Be organized, high-energy, detail-oriented multi-tasker. Salary based on exp., + benefits available. Fax resume: (323) 549-0101.


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We are seeking a Part-Time Law Clerk/Paralegal to provide overall support to attorneys' business needs. 


Responsibilities:



  • Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents

  • Court filings

  • Other tasks as assigned


Qualifications:



  • Previous experience as a paralegal or other legal field

  • Some familiarity with legal research

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Deadline and detail-oriented

  • Organized and dependable

  • Excellent computer skills, including typing (Word/WordPerfect)



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Small law firm seeks a motivated, organized, detail-oriented individual to work as an entry-level law clerk/client satisfaction specialist any combination of days, Monday through Friday (hours flexible within our regular business hours, 3-5 days per week). Responsibilities include working with our clients and other parties in interest to ensure superior legal representation and the highest level of client satisfaction, maintaining client files, reviewing time-sensitive legal documentation, data entry, answering phones, and general office duties in a fast-paced, high-volume, paperless environment. Basic computer skills required. No legal experience required. We will train. Salary is commensurate with experience. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred, but not required.


COVER LETTER & RESUME REQUIRED WHEN APPLYING.



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We are seeking a Receptionist/Law Clerk to become a part of our team! You will provide overall support to law office needs


Responsibilities:



  •  Answering phones

  • Filing/Scanning

  • Obtaining police reports 

  • Mailing correspondence 


Qualifications:



  • Well versed on the phones

  • Ability to communicate 

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Deadline and detail-oriented


Company Description

We are a personal injury law firm locate in Newport Beach. We specialize in motorcycle and car accidents. Our goal is to provide quality service and representation to all of our clients. We are expanding quickly. Looking for someone to join our team.


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Our office is seeking two full-time law clerks to assist in interviewing new clients, drafting complaints, drafting case management statements, and assisting in other legal tasks. Former law clerks have been part time law students or JD's awaiting bar results. Please no licensed attorneys.


Ideal candidate is an individual that has a genuine interest in the law and helping others and likes to work in a fast paced environment. The candidate must be people orientated, with a customer come first type attitude. Priority will be given to Spanish speaking candidates, though this is not an absolute requirement.


Candidate must have a vehicle with valid driver's license and vehicle insurance. You will be required to travel throughout southern California to interview clients. You will be reimbursed mileage per I.R.S. set rates. You will be eligible for health insurance benefits after a 90 day period. You will also earn paid time off based on hours worked.


Please email your resume. Positions are available immediately.


Company Description

Personal Injury and Civil Litigation Law Firm.


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Do you love interacting with people and have a knack for attention to detail?  Then this position may be for you!!  The records department at The Charles Hankey Law Office is seeking a multi-tasking individual with outstanding written and oral communication skills to join our team.  You must be able to prioritize deadlines and have superior organizational skills.  Duties include scanning and moving documents, uploading documents to a court website, following up on medical records and other duties as assigned.  Computer skills in Word, Outlook, and the ability to learn a database management program are needed.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  If interested, please respond to this ad AND leave a 1 minute voicemail at 317-634-9817 explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position.


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Dunbar Harder, PLLC is a  Business Immigration law firm seeking a part time law clerk; please submit your resume as well as a writing sample. 

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Dunbar Harder, PLLC is a Houston based immigration law firm providing effective immigration solutions for businesses and individuals. The law firm is committed to providing world class legal solutions in an attentive, conscientious environment. This commitment promotes responsiveness and encourages open channels of communication resulting in effective and constructive decision-making.

Our experienced attorneys and staff have lived, worked and studied throughout the world. Our international experiences provide us with a global mind-set allowing us to better recognize, appreciate and understand the needs of our business and individual clients. Dunbar Harder, PLLC prides itself on its capacity to anticipate immigration trends and proactively provide legal advice and guidance to businesses across all sectors, both nationally and internationally.


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A small but fast paced commercial law firm seeks a full time legal assistant. Because we are a small firm every employee plays a vital role in our practice. Responsibilities include e-filing in state and federal courts, preparation of pleadings such as complaints and declarations, preparation of correspondence, calendaring using Abacus, answering phones, interfacing with courts, vendors and clients  and general administrative tasks.


 


Qualifications:


 


*4 years recent legal experience


*Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


*Ability to meet deadlines in a high stress environment and ability to work well with others in a small office


*Ability to multi-task and prioritize


*Experience with e-filing and court procedures


*Proficiency with Word and Excel. Ability to learn other software platforms


*Detail oriented with excellent writing and proofreading skills


*Excellent attendance and punctuality


*California notary preferred but not required


*Compensation DOE


 


 


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The Dunning Law Firm APC is a small but busy firm located in Mission Valley. The firm emphasizes representation of creditors in commercial and bankruptcy law including consumer and commercial collections. The firm also has an active litigation practice and represents clients out of Latin America with matters in the U.S.


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The ideal candidate will have law firm experience in both accounts payable and accounts receivable. This position will also handle soft collections which will require pleasant, tactful communication with the firm's clients and may also assist with billing and other accounting functions from time to time. Responsibilities Enter vendor invoices and properly post client expenses on a timely basis Prepare and run weekly A/P Report Post and apply all incoming payments Send soft collection emails and make follow up phone calls to clients regarding past due amounts Assist in overflow work from billing and accounting Qualifications Associate's degree or equivalent experience Experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable Understanding of basic accounting procedures Works well in team environment Excellent attention to detail Law firm experience preferred


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Leidos is seeking a HIPAA Privacy Investigator to join our New York, NY team. The Mid-Level Privacy Investigator, follows established guidelines to investigate complaints alleging violations of the Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). This includes gathering, summarizing, and analyzing evidence pursuant to investigations and making recommendations for effectuating compliance to management and legal counsel. Also responsible for maintaining case files and responding to citizen correspondence and telephone calls. Main Duties include:- Conducts complaint investigations and compliance reviews under the authority of the HIPAA Rules- Analyzes information provided by members of the public to determine whether the complaint raises an allegation of a violation of the HIPAA Rules- Develops and drafts investigative plans and data requests; interviews witnesses and other involved parties; analyzes data submitted by covered entities; and drafts administrative and corrective action closure letters, violation letters of finding, settlement agreements, and corrective action plans- Provides technical assistance to covered entities to facilitate the resolution of complaints and compliance reviews- Conducts administrative work associated with the disposition of health information privacy and security complaints- Makes formal presentations on various aspects of the HIPAA Rules to both lay and professional audiences All applicants resumes must specifically state the experience, skills, and training listed in the Basic Qualifications. Basic Qualifications:- Experience reviewing and analyzing documents- Comprehensive knowledge of the application of health information privacy laws to covered entities- Law degree, or comparable combination of education and experience- Prior experience conducting investigations and resolving difficult and complex matters- Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with external and internal stakeholders to advance the agencys mission- Outstanding written and oral communication skills (i.e. Expertise in legal research, including use of LexisNexis and Westlaw, or equivalent, writing, and analytics)

Desired Skills:- Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Act of 1996 and ability to use this knowledge in performing tasking;- J.D. or masters degree (preferably in health or related field).


  • Certification in information security (CISSP and/or CISM, CISA, CIPP/CIPM/CIPT) also considered.- Experience in public speaking- Strong interest in civil rights


    MEGA


External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:SCA Paralegal

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00022960

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.


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