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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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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: 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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We are a local Law Firm, looking for a motivated Veterans Disability Attorney to work in a fast paced environment on behalf of disabled veterans. Successful candidates will be eager to work closely with other team members to assist Disabled Veterans with their appeals for Veterans Disability Compensation. Attorneys who have recently passed the Bar Exam (in any U.S. Jurisdiction) or those looking to break into a new area of expertise are encouraged to apply. Experience in veterans disability, social security disability, workers compensation or medical record review is a plus, but not required. Successful candidate will possess the ability to use discretion, professionalism, and confidentiality in regard to sensitive information. Candidate must have exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Candidate will also be able to work independently while taking part in a team-driven environment Benefits : Health Insurance, Short Term/Long Term disability, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, LifeLock, and 401K matching. Pay is based on experience. Job Type: Full-time, 8am-5pm We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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We are a thriving Pre-Litigation Injury Law Firm, looking for a Legal Assistant who is a team-player to join our team. Candidates for this position must have a strong work ethic, professional demeanor, be detail oriented, and the ability to work well with limited supervision, and as a team member. Duties: Open new files and keep filing current Field and handle phone calls from clients Request medical records, police report, and other documents as needed Drafting documents, including correspondence, pleadings, and motions. Communicating with clients and keeping them up to date on their case Assisting with Administrative tasks when needed Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Managing deadlines Flexible/detail oriented Uphold Confidentiality at all times Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to professionally and tactfully communicate Must possess a strong work ethic Exceptional Organizational skills Experience in Personal Injury and/or Workers Compensations is a Plus Experience with Case Management Software is a plus 2 years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal is Required Educational Requirements: High School Diploma and/or GED Required Completion of an Accredited Paralegal program and/or certificate preferred Associates and/or Bachelors Degree preferred Job Type: Full-time, 8am-5pm We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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Bliss Lawyers is seeking an attorney to work for a large company in the San Francisco area. Qualified candidates will have at least five years of experience: Drafting and negotiating commercial and licensing agreements for technology platforms, including experience as a lead associate or equivalent. Experience with technology deals and agreements like SaaS and experience working with sales individuals and organizations is also required. Knowledge of the payment services industry and/or a background in technology or computer science is a plus. Experience in IP, IT, or data protection is preferred, as well as experience working with sales teams and advising product teams. Admission to the California bar is required. This is a full-time (40 hours per week), temporary role that is expected to begin January 6th, 2020 and last until July 3rd, 2020 and may extend. Interviews will begin immediately and the position will begin as soon as qualified candidates are identified.


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We are a thriving Pre-Litigation Injury Law Firm, looking for a Legal Assistant who is a team-player to join our Myrtle Beach team. Candidates for this position must have a strong work ethic, professional demeanor, be detail oriented, and the ability to work well with limited supervision, and as a team member. Duties: Open new files and keep filing current Field and handle phone calls from clients Request medical records, police report, and other documents as needed Drafting documents, including correspondence, pleadings, and motions. Communicating with clients and keeping them up to date on their case Assisting with Administrative tasks when needed Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Managing deadlines Flexible/detail oriented Uphold Confidentiality at all times Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to professionally and tactfully communicate Must possess a strong work ethic Exceptional Organizational skills Experience in Personal Injury and/or Workers Compensations is a Plus Experience with Case Management Software is a plus 2 years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal is Required Educational Requirements: High School Diploma and/or GED Required Completion of an Accredited Paralegal program and/or certificate preferred Associates and/or Bachelors Degree preferred Job Type: Full-time, 8am-5pm We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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Seeking CA licensed attorney and/or attorney willing to take and pass CA Bar Exam. Initial remote/long distance work and occasional in CA office work (Long Beach), which may result in offer of full time employment and relocation to Long Beach CA area for full time work as CA licensed attorney. Founded in 1995, Marron Lawyers is a well-established employment, class action defense, transportation and business litigation firm. A major practice area is defending cutting edge cases related to alleged misclassification of independent contractor workers in the gig economy, including class actions, individual suits, administrative claims and companywide audits by government agencies. The Firm has a national practice in this area.


 


We are seeking a highly motivated 3 to 20 year attorney, with excellent research, writing, case management and courtroom/trial skills. There is a moderate amount of transactional work for clients as well.


The Firm frequently defends large exposure cases. A skill set and work ethic consistent with such practices is required. There is considerable client contact and clients expect the Firm’s attorneys to be good communicators, decisive and deliver excellent work. Our attorneys have the opportunity for in depth work as opposed to a high-volume practice.


The Firm also handles general transactional and litigation matters including administrative/agency disputes; government advocacy; commercial contract negotiation; maritime; land use; commercial/ government landlords; real estate acquisition; insurance coverage; private company formation/governance/shareholder disputes; high net worth individuals; privacy and technology licensing; etc. Although the successful candidate need not practice in all these areas, there must be a willingness and drive to be a capable practitioner in a general law practice. There also must be a willingness to handle some plaintiff’s work for business and individual clients.


The Firm frequently tries cases or arbitrations to judgment/award. Our business volume is sufficient for candidates who are looking to support the Firm’s client base without the pressure of being a “rainmaker.” Alternatively, there is opportunity for those with existing business or who wish to develop same over time. For all attorneys, a willingness to assist with marketing and business development efforts for the Firm is required and will be supported. Self-starter also capable of supervising/mentoring staff and junior associates if warranted a plus.


Competitive salaries and monthly bonus program; steady raises for capable performers. Strong health & dental insurance package and excellent 401(k) benefits with generous matching. Collegial office environment with capable long-term staff. Graduation from Class A building conveniently located near the Lakewood Ave/405 Freeway exit. Because this position involves potential relocation, interested candidates should have ability to move without major relocation impediments. Please submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, 3 references and salary requirements. Graduation from established law school and 3 full years practice (minimum) expected of candidates.



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We are a thriving Pre-Litigation Injury Law Firm, looking for a Legal Assistant who is a team-player to join our team in Charleston. Candidates for this position must have a strong work ethic, professional demeanor, be detail oriented, and the ability to work well with limited supervision, and as a team member. Duties: Open new files and keep filing current Field and handle phone calls from clients Request medical records, police report, and other documents as needed Drafting documents, including correspondence, pleadings, and motions. Communicating with clients and keeping them up to date on their case Assisting with Administrative tasks when needed Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Managing deadlines Flexible/detail oriented Uphold Confidentiality at all times Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to professionally and tactfully communicate Must possess a strong work ethic Exceptional Organizational skills Experience in Personal Injury and/or Workers Compensations is a Plus Experience with Case Management Software is a plus 2 years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal is Required Educational Requirements: High School Diploma and/or GED Required Completion of an Accredited Paralegal program and/or certificate preferred Associates and/or Bachelors Degree preferred Job Type: Full-time, 8am-5pm We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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Bliss Lawyers is seeking a Business Attorney to work either onsite or remotely for a San Francisco Bay Area boutique law firm. Qualified candidates will have at least three years of experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating various commercial agreements related to technology companies (MSAs and SOWs, Terms of Service, Privacy Policies, End User License Agreements, SaaS Agreements, Partnership Agreements, Reseller Agreements, etc,). Experience with trademarks, employment compliance, data privacy, M&A and transactional work such as stock purchase agreements is preferred, as is some in-house experience. Admission to the California bar is required. While onsite candidates are preferred, remote candidates (especially on the West Coast) will be considered. This is a full-time, temporary role that is expected to last for three months and may extend or convert for the right candidate; part-time hours (at least 25 hours per week) may also be considered for the right candidate. Interviews will begin immediately and the position will begin as soon as a qualified candidate is identified.


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Busy Personal Injury Law Firm seeks a Case Manager Assistant for the Pre-Litigation Department in our Alameda Office. Requires excellent communication,organizational skills,time management and must be a team player. Those working in the Insurance industry are welcome to apply. Job duties include data entry,heavy phones,drafting letters,ordering reports and medical records and bills. Verifying balances with medical providers,filing and various office tasks as assigned. Must know WordPerfect and be able to type at least 40+wpm. Knowledge of health insurances and auto insurance preferred. Bilingual a plus. This is a full-time position. Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00pm. Great Place to work with room for advancement. We offer competitive benefits that include health,dental and vision insurance, 401 K plan after 1 year of employment,holiday pay and PTO that are provided after the first 60 days of a 90 day probationary period. In addition to salary, there are monthly opportunities to make bonuses. To be fully considered,please respond to this ad with your resume AND salary requirements.


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We are a growing Pre-Litigation Injury Law Firm looking for an outstanding Attorney to join our team! Applicants must be a self-starter who possesses strong analytical, negotiation, organizational, interpersonal and communications skills. Must have a strong sense of urgency about problem solving, meeting challenging deadlines and achieving critical goals. Attorney Skills and Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia Licensed to practice law in the state of South Carolina, is a plus Possess great Reporting & Research Skills Able to build Client Relationships and practice Client Confidentiality Must be able to Plan, be Organized & Dependable Attention to Detail Attorney Job Duties: Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability or legal rights and obligations. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses. Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress. Gather evidence to initiate legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of case. Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications. Benefits: Paid Time Off, Full Benefits, 401K matching Salary is based on experience. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace!


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Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer (Contract Attorney/New Mexico) Lowis & Gellen LLP, a 60+ attorney law firm based in Chicago, with additional offices in Florida, Arizona and London, seeks to hire an experienced medical malpractice defense lawyer who needs to be licensed to practice, and preferable residing in New Mexico. This position is ideal for an attorney who does not have his/her own book of business (although portable business is a plus) and has legitimate experience handling all aspects of case work up, including presenting clients for deposition and taking/defending expert depositions; trial experience welcome but not mandatory. Consistent with our commitment to working parents, the candidate can work from home as long as s/he is willing and able to travel to court and local depositions. Please submit your cover letter and resume to Sue at NewHires@Lowis-Gellen.com


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Case manager to support one attorney handling approximatetly 125 active personal injury non-litigation files. The basic job requirements include daily client communication and relations, assistance with negotiation and resolution of claims, calendar management, negotiation of medical bills and subrogation and assistance with coordination and disbursement of settlement funds. Suitable candidates must have good organizational skills and absolutely must be willing and able to communicate with insurance claim representatives and clients throughout every workday. Candidates must be well-versed in Microsoft Outlook & Microsoft Word. Experience with Trial Works litigation management software preferred.


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Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C. is presenting a unique opportunity for the right candidate. We were recently honored with the designation: Best Companies to Work For in NYS. If you are the best, this firm is for you. Our reputation is steeped in tradition and dedication to obtaining outstanding results, a teamwork environment, and unrivaled client service. Our employees are given the resources needed to be excellent performers. If you want to be a part of a growing company with an inspired vision, a unique workplace environment and opportunities for professional growth and competitive compensation, apply today. We are seeking a proactive Workers' Compensation Paralegal to support two WC attorneys and a heavy caseload. Our ideal candidate possesses unquestioned integrity, discipline, systems/ procedures oriented, detail oriented, motivated, self starter, ability to multi-task and an excellent communicator (written and verbal). Experience with Smart Advocate a big plus! The ideal workers' comp paralegal will possess: Proactive personality with strong people skills High quality customer service experience and knowledge/understanding of personal injury law. Be detail oriented, comply with Best Practices and adhere to deadlines while consistently displaying proficiency in all verbal and written communications. Unparalleled organizational ability and effective time management. 2+ years’ experience Strict attention to detail while able to prioritize appropriately Learning agile, able to adapt quickly and appropriately in accordance with an ever-changing environment Be punctual; maintain accountability and accept responsibility


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Bliss Lawyers is seeking an Environmental Law Staff Attorney to work in the LA office of a preeminent law firm. Qualified candidates will have at least three years of experience in California environmental law, especially with regard to chemicals, air and water statutes and regulations, and Proposition 65. Candidates should also have familiarity working with multiple local, state and/or federal agencies; CEQA experience is a plus. Strong analytical, research, and writing skills and an excellent academic record are a must. The role will include occasional travel. This is a direct hire, non-partnership track position with the firm. Admission to the California Bar is required. Interviews will begin immediately and the position will begin as soon as a suitable candidate is identified.


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Bliss Lawyers is seeking a Litigation Associate to work for a specialty litigation firm in their San Diego office. Qualified candidates will have at least two years of law firm experience. Responsibilities of this position will include: Litigating liability defense, subrogation, maritime and related matters on behalf of employers and benefit providers. Admission to the California Bar is required. This is a full-time, direct hire role with the firm. Interviews will begin as soon as qualified candidates are identified and the role will start as soon as the right candidate is selected.


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Bliss Lawyers is seeking a litigation associate to work in the San Francisco Bay Area office of a full-service boutique law firm. Qualified candidates with have at least three years of experience, good writing skills and working knowledge of discovery motions. Previous private law firm experience preferred. This is a remote position but the qualified individual must be able to travel to the office as needed. Admission to the California Bar is required. This is a part-time (10-20 hours per week) temporary position that is expected to last two to five months. Interviews will begin when a qualified candidate is identified.


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We are an established, mid-sized, AV-Preeminent firm that provides exceptional legal services to our clients. We seek to add passionate attorneys to our stellar team who have experience in any of the following practice areas: Employment Law, Business Litigation/Transactions, or General Litigation.  We provide a challenging and rewarding environment with an incentivized bonus structure and excellent benefits.  The ideal candidate will have 6 to 12 years of litigation experience.  All candidates must be current members of the CA Bar in good standing.   The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can multitask, operate against deadlines, and communicate well, while operating in a team environment and independently. Strong legal research and writing skills are required. Responsibilities also include drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, attending court appearances, drafting/opposing motions, and conducting investigation of claims as well as providing advice and reporting to clients. Trial experience is preferred.  Confidentiality honored. No calls please.


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Busy Personal Injury Law Firm seeks highly motivated individual to work in the Negotiations Department in our Alameda Office. This is a busy position that requires excellent communication and organizational skills. Candidate must be good with numbers, detail oriented, work well independently, and as a team player. This position supports the negotiations department and has advancement potential for the right candidate. Claims experience a plus, Health Insurance experience a plus, Collections experience a plus, Knowledge of personal injury a plus, Bilingual a plus. Those working in the Insurance industry are welcome to apply. Must know Word Perfect or Word. This is a full-time position. Working hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00pm. Great place to work with room for advancement. We offer competitive benefits that include health, dental and vision insurance, holiday pay and PTO that are provided after the first 60 days of a 90 day probationary period. After one year, employees are eligible to participate in our 401k Plan. In addition to salary, there are monthly opportunities to make bonuses. To be considered, please respond to this ad with your resume, preferably in PDF format, typing certificate, and your salary expectations.


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As one of the largest firms in Virginia, Vandeventer Black LLP, values its collegial culture and places client service as one of its highest priorities. We’ve been delivering the highest quality legal advice to clients for over 135 years, in a positive and team-oriented work environment. Come join our growing practice areas in Richmond and Norfolk as we are seeking lawyers with 2-5 years of experience. COMMERCIAL / TRANSACTIONAL Join our team, handling a wide variety of commercial, real estate, and corporate transactions, including: Commercial Real Estate Corporate Transactions Contracts Private Placements and Mergers and Acquisitions Other Securities Offerings CONSTRUCTION Join our experienced construction practice group, assisting clients with their legal needs, including: Contract negotiations and preparations Contract and other disputes resolution Safety, environmental and regulatory compliance Employment contracts, wages, and compliance Procurement fraud compliance Interested candidates must be licensed in Virginia. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to resumes@vanblacklaw.com. Vandeventer Black is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages.


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