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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.

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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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WANTED!HEAD LEGAL ASSISTANT and LEGAL ASSISTANTWe offer paid continuing education credits for certifications, and paid memberships for professional organizations.We are a reputable law firm based in the Jacksonville which has 10 offices in Northeast Florida that offers its employees’ health care (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, and 401K upon eligibility.The Company: The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. is a Plaintiff’s Personal Injury firm which has more than 30 heavily experienced attorneys who specialize in trucking accidents, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, and premises liability cases such as slip and falls, and we also have attorneys representing clients in criminal law and family law matters. The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike. The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. is dedicated to community outreach, helping those less fortunate, and giving back to those where we live and work. We are dedicated to our country’s Veterans and Veteran Affairs.The Firm’s moto is to ensure that excellent representation and customer service is delivered to every client …… if “You Hurt, We Fight!”We believe in aggressive representation, and no case is too small!The Position: We’re looking for motivated Head Legal Assistants and Legal Assistants. The pay will be commensurate with experience, and opportunities for bonuses.We have structured employee teams, which establish better understanding of decisions, more support for and participation in the care of our clients, increased contribution to problem-solving and decision making, and more ownership of our cases and the results sought. .Requirements:2-3 years’ experience with a Personal Injury firm, other law office experience will be consideredPrior management experience of two or more individualsType/Keyboard at least 50 wpm without errorsExcellent organizational skillsTrustworthy and high level work ethicMicrosoft Office Suite, including Excel, Power Point, and WordQuick learner of law office management softwareReliable transportationBi-lingual a plus!Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerMust be able to lift 15 pounds at timesPosition Duties (partial list):Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorneyHelps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reportsKeeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progressMaintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providersSupports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case reviewEnhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notesUpdates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publicationsAccomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Why Should You Apply?· So you may elevate your career to the next level!· So you will be part of a winning team!· So you may be part of giving back to the community!· So Why Shouldn’t You Apply?


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Law Firm in Oakland County (Waterford, White Lake, Pontiac, area) is seeking to hire for the following positions: Legal Assistant; and Administrative Assistant. No experience is necessary. We will train. Must be able to type at least 50 words per minute (wpm). We are seeking the right individual for our team, no matter your experience level. It is a full time, permanent position. If you are interested in either of these positions, please email your resume along with wage requirements.


 


 



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WANTED!

HEAD LEGAL ASSISTANT and LEGAL ASSISTANT

We offer paid continuing education credits for certifications, and paid memberships for professional organizations.


We are a reputable law firm based in the Jacksonville which has 10 offices in Northeast Florida that offers its employees’ health care (medical, dental, vision), life insurance, and 401K upon eligibility.

The Company: The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. is a Plaintiff’s Personal Injury firm which has more than 30 heavily experienced attorneys who specialize in trucking accidents, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, and premises liability cases such as slip and falls, and we also have attorneys representing clients in criminal law and family law matters. The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike. The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. is dedicated to community outreach, helping those less fortunate, and giving back to those where we live and work.  We are dedicated to our country’s Veterans and Veteran Affairs.



  • The Firm’s moto is to ensure that excellent representation and customer service is delivered to every client …… if “You Hurt, We Fight!”

  • We believe in aggressive representation, and no case is too small!

The Position: We’re looking for motivated Head Legal Assistants and Legal Assistants. The pay will be commensurate with experience, and opportunities for bonuses.


We have structured employee teams, which establish better understanding of decisions, more support for and participation in the care of our clients, increased contribution to problem-solving and decision making, and more ownership of our cases and the results sought. .

Requirements:


  • 2-3 years’ experience with a Personal Injury firm, other law office experience will be consideredPrior management experience of two or more individuals

  • Type/Keyboard at least 50 wpm without errors

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Trustworthy and high level work ethic

  • Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Power Point, and Word

  • Quick learner of law office management software

  • Reliable transportation

  • Bi-lingual a plus!

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer

  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times

Position Duties (partial list):


  • Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney

  • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports

  • Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress

  • Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with attorney, clients, and providers

  • Supports case preparation by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring and obtaining discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review

  • Enhances trial proceedings by organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. 


Why Should You Apply?

·        So you may elevate your career to the next level!

·        So you will be part of a winning team!

·        So you may be part of giving back to the community!

·        So Why Shouldn’t You Apply?


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Robert Half Legal is in search of a Legal Assistant with Civil Litigation experience for a law firm client located in MADISON, WISCONSIN. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years working in a similar role in a law firm setting; experience working on Complex Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, and/or Business Law is strongly preferred, but not required for the role. Salary for this position is dependent on the experience level of the candidate.

How you will make an impact:

-Directly supporting up to 3 attorneys

-Generating detailed, error-free legal documentation and correspondence

-Answering phones and performing administrative duties as needed

-Organizing and managing case files

-Creating red line documents and proofreading applicable documents

-Performing general office duties as needed

Requirements

-4+ years experience working in a Legal Assistant-type position in a law firm setting

-Ability to work both independently and in a team setting as needed

-Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and the WISCONSIN Circuit Court E-Filing system

-Ability to maintain utmost professionalism and confidentiality as necessary with legal work

If interested in this position, please email resume to Andrew.Noll@RobertHalfLegal.com

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

2019 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Salary: DOE

Location: Madison, WI

Date Posted: December 2, 2019

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-9502333306

Staffing Area: Legal


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Our client - a busy law firm near Gary, Indiana - is in need of a Litigation Legal Assistant to join their team.

Ideally this person will have experience in either insurance defense, personal injury, or workers compensation.

Someone with extensive experience with civil litigation (discovery, trial preparation, pleadings, abstracting medical records, etc.).

This is a temporary to full-time opportunity starting as soon as next week.

If interested and available, please send resumes to: missy.stella@roberthalflegal.com.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

Civil Litigation (preferably in insurance defense but not mandatory)

3-5 years of legal assistant/ support experience

Experience with preparing motions

E-filing

Scheduling, calendar management, and email correspondence

Coordinating depositions

Gathering files/ preparing trial binders

Working with opposing counsel

If interested, please email resumes to: missy.stella@roberthalflegal.com.

Thank you!

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

2019 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Salary: DOE

Location: GARY, IN

Date Posted: November 19, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01270-0011264595

Staffing Area: Legal


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Legal Assistant 287
Needed for Tampa law Firm with 2-3 years experience in Insurance Defense litigation. This position will support two associates in a team environment.
Responsibilities:
Scanning and e-filing for the entire team and also depo assistance. Some exposure in Med. Mal. will be a strong plus. Must be a self starter & organized. Experience in handling confidential and sensitive information.
Salary:
$47-$51K Plus Full benefits.

Company Description

The Legal Registry is your career connection to temporary and permanent opportunities throughout the legal community. The Legal Registry is proud to include among its clients the most prestigious law firms in the area. Over 800 law firms utilize the services of The Legal Registry to secure the most talented legal personnel available. Why not count yourself among the most sought after candidates in the legal field? Whether your preference is a small or large firm or a corporate legal department, The Legal Registry can assist you with career choices.
From its founder to its entire staffing team, The Legal Registry believes in commitment. The Legal Registry takes an active role in shaping the professionalism of the staffing industry.
A commitment to performance, excellence, quality and service
- above and beyond that which is expected of us.

See our Web-Site for all Job opportunities www.thelegalregistry.com


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Our client, a boutique law firm, is seeking an Estate Planning Legal Assistant. The successful candidate will have 2+ years of recent law office experience, advanced proficiency with MS Word and a proactive work ethic. If you are interested in the position, please submit your resume.


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SBLI of Massachusetts is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our Legal team and provide support to our Board of Directors. This individual will provide high-level support to the General Counsel/Corporate Secretary and other executives.Responsibilities include:Corporate Governance:Responsible for the timely preparation and delivery of materials for Board of Directors (“Board”) and Committee meetings of all corporate entities utilizing BoardVantage. Assist in the preparation, distribution and execution of unanimous consent resolutions for Board or Committee actions when necessary. Maintain Board and Committee minute books.Attend, record, and transcribe the minutes of the meetings of the Board and Committee meetings of all corporate entities.Prepare and submit corporate governance documentation including, but not limited to, Biographical Affidavits of Board members and key management personnel.Coordinate and assist with required regulatory filings, including filings relating to lobbyists.Draft documents, schedule internal meetings, arrange meeting logistics, act as point of contact for members and all other duties relative to the Annual Meeting of Members.Manage fees, expenses and payments to the Board.Custody and maintenance of certificates of authority, corporate records, minutes and seals.Provide administrative support in the preparation and filing of state insurance regulatory filings (Forms B/C/D, notification of changes in directors and key officers, etc.).Enhance and maintain corporate governance filing systems.General Legal/Compliance Department Support:Identify and implement process improvements, and independently update department documents as needed.Enhance and maintain Legal Department filing systems and provide administrative support to contract management program.Interact regularly with employees at all levels and act as liaison with vendors, auditors and clients, including the members of the Board.Arrange meetings, travel and conferences for the Legal Department and the Board and handle detailed and complex logistics related to large meetings.Maintain electronic law library including legal memorandums.Assist in proofreading and editing documents as needed.Attend, record, and transcribe the minutes of the Replacement Committee.Perform assignments from the General Counsel and the Chief Compliance Officer as needed.Knowledge/Skill/Experience Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in Business, Law, or a related field or the equivalent work experience.Minimum of five years of corporate governance experience in financial services or an in-house legal department.Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, Outlook, and, preferably, BoardVantage or similar system.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to work independently under general direction with latitude for initiative and independent judgment.Ability to work effectively at all levels within the organization.Works ethically and with integrity supporting organizational goals and values.Maintains confidentiality of information, exercises appropriate discretion and uses information appropriately.Displays commitment to excellence and attention to detail.Completes work in a timely manner, prioritizes competing demands appropriately and meets deadlines.Ability to adapt and be flexible to changing priorities and varied duties on a daily basis.Contributes to building a positive team spirit and treats others with respect.Fosters collaboration toward a common vision and shared goals.Local Candidates only, no relocation or sponsorship provided.


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Legal Assistant Job Description


Regional law firm in West Palm Beach, Florida is looking for a Legal Assistant with commercial litigation experience and most importantly, federal court filings.  Terrific benefits, great location and excellent reputation.


Legal Assistant Duties and Responsibilities


·         E-filing, calendaring, scheduling in Federal Court


·         Intellectual Property cases with Attorney


·         Organized, multi-task


Legal Assistant Requirements and Qualifications


·         Experience in Federal Court filings


·         Motivated, organized, open to learn something new


·         Excellent communications skills written and spoken


If interested in this opportunity, please direct your resume in Word Format and salary requirement to SherryZ@TopLawJobs.Com


Ref: 9594


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Small, civil litigation law firm seeks Legal Assistant interested in an exciting career in the legal field.  Tremendous career opportunity and advancement available for the dependable, hard-working candidate. Please forward resume.

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Legal assistant must be able to multi-task, should be organized and a self starter. We are looking for someone to answer phones, maintain our lead attorney's schedule. Legal assistant will manage communication between clients, with appointment reminder calls, and meeting scheduling. Other office resonsibilites include processing the daily mail, basic accounting duties, scanning, filing, shredding, maintaining inventory and ordering office supplies.Must be proficient in microsoft office, and proficient on the computer. Our ideal legal assistant would have a friendly, professional attitude and would be able to manage multiple tasks at one time. This person will be required to answer phones, and chat with clients when they arrive for appointments with our attorney. They should be a people-person and have good communication skills.


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The Estates and Trusts Legal Assistant will be responsible for providing legal support and paralegal services on a wide variety of moderate to complex legal matters related to estate planning and administration. Duties will include, but are not limited to: legal research, preparation and filing of documents, customer service and support, drafting correspondence, as well as the organization of client data and other administrative initiatives.


Please submit: jobs@stoufferlegal.com



  1. Resume

  2. Writing sample


Key Roles and Responsibilities:



  • Gathering & analyzing financial records

  • Drafting estate administration documents

  • Drafting Summary Letters

  • Drafting Engagement Letters

  • Drafting Transfer Letters

  • Performing Deed Transfers

  • Basic post-mortem accounting

  • Legal writing and research

  • Following up with clients

  • Filing applications with Federal, State & Local agencies

  • Assembling appraisals

  • Other duties as assigned


 


Requirements



  • At least 3 years of experience

  • Either an associates degree in paralegal studies or bachelor’s degree

  • Proficient in Microsoft office

  • Strong legal writing skills

  • Strong legal research skills


 


NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of our Firm.


Company Description

Every day, we are teaching Maryland families how to take control of their Estate and protect their family. We strive to turn our experience into compassion for every family situation. Our breakthrough and innovative approaches to asset protection are designed to isolate asset liability, minimize tax exposure, extend long-term care coverage, and help you propel the next generation into a successful and fruitful future. Our attorneys are specifically chosen because they have proven themselves to genuinely care about you, your children, and your family. Stouffer Legal is here when you need us, and Stouffer Legal is committed to stand behind your family for a lifetime.


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We are seeking a Family Law Legal Assistant on behalf of our client firm in Irvine. You will provide overall support to a close knit and successful family law practice.


2+ years of recent family law experience is preferred.


The ideal candidate will be well-versed in family law matters, provide support to a cohesive team of attorneys and demonstrate excellent client interaction skills.


Paralegal certificate is preferred, but not required.


Please submit qualified resumes today!


Company Description

Legal Network has served the legal community for more than 30 years with a focus on staffing the finest law firms and corporate legal departments. Our in-house, trained employment specialists will work with you to assess your employment and employee needs in a professional, expedient and confidential manner that is seldom achieved by other placement professionals. When you partner with the specialists at Legal Network, you will get results upon which you can depend.

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 Fantastic mid-sized Montgomery County law firm is in search of a legal assistant with at least two years of litigation experience (understands pleadings; discovery process; e-filing) but can work with the transactional/land use practice areas as well.  The perfect candidate may be someone from an insurance defense firm who wants to learn more sophisticated practice areas and can use the opportunity to be introduced via floating through different departments at the firm.


Firm offers (at this time) 100% medical insurance for our employee; $750 HRA/H.S.A. contribution; long term disability; life insurance; 401k profit sharing plan; generous paid time off; dress down every day. 


If interested, please email resume in WORD or PDF to legal@alevistar.com


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Small Central Phoenix law firm is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant / Litigation Legal Secretary with exceptional organizational skills.  The ideal candidate should have a strong background in litigation and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.  Experience in personal injury and civil litigation a plus.  Knowledge of Arizona law, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Court, and associated deadlines preferred.  Experience e-filing in various Courts required.  Must be detail oriented and work well with clients.  The firm offers medical, dental, and vision benefits and an accommodating work environment.  Compensation DOE.


Duties include, but are not limited to:


Answering phones


Client interaction


File organization


Docketing/Calendaring appointments, hearings and deadlines


Drafting pleadings and correspondence


Document preparation and management


Case management


E-filing Court documents


Time entry and billing using billing software


 



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We are working with several law firms in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota who have permanent legal positions. We are hired by these law firms to assist them with finding the best available legal staff available for their legal positions. The following are some details regarding these openings.


Law Firm located in downtown Tampa has an opening for a Legal Scheduler. There are currently two openings for Legal Schedulers. This position requires strong organizational skills, ability to perform well within a team environment and communicate professionally with clients and opposing counsel. Qualified candidates must have some experience working in a law firm. The firm is willing to train you on your job duties. This position pays $15.00 to $17.00 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week with a full benefits package including paid parking. health and dental at a cost of $95.00 per month, 15 days of PTO, retirement plan, bonus, plus a friendly, happy environment. The firm also offers affordable health and dental for the family or adding a child. The potential to make more is available if you work a 40 hour work week instead of 37.5 hours. APPLY NOW!


Law Firm located in downtown Tampa has an opening for a receptionist/Legal Assistant. The position requires someone who has good organizational skills, ability to work in a team environment and communicate with all professionals. This is a great opportunity to gain additional skills in a legal environment. The firm is a small Tampa office of a larger regional law firm so there will be opportunities to learn additional skills. This position pays $15.00 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week with a full benefits package including paid parking. 100% paid health insurance, 15 days of PTO, retirement plan, plus more. APPLY NOW!


Law firm located close to downtown Tampa has an immediate opening for a Medical Records Coordinator for pre-litigation personal injury files. Initiate and follow through on record requests from subpoenas; copy records; scan, classify, index and file incoming records; audit records; organize records and prepare for attorney review or trial; update special damages and liens in client file; assist with trial preparation and other legal administrative duties. This is a fast paced trial law firm. Must be able to multi-task and be organized. This position pays $16 to $18 per hour with full benefits package. APPLY NOW!


Law Firm located just north of downtown and convenient to 275 has an opening for a collections legal assistant. This position will prepare legal documents from merge forms; efile documents with the courts; process incoming mail received electronically; monitor busy email and manage according to firms policies; process outgoing mail and other legal assistant duties. This position pays $15 to $17 per hour on a 40 hour work week; with full benefits package including free parking. Friendly, business casual environment. APPLY NOW!


Law Firm located in downtown Sarasota has an opening for a receptionist/Legal Assistant. The position requires someone who has good organizational skills, ability to work in a team environment and communicate with all professionals. This is a great opportunity to gain additional skills in a legal environment. The firm is a small Tampa office of a larger regional law firm so there will be opportunities to learn additional skills. This position pays $15.00 to $16.00 per hour based on a 40 hour work week with a full benefits package including paid parking, 100% paid health insurance, 15 days of PTO, retirement plan, plus more. APPLY NOW!


 


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All Legal Staff, Inc. (ALS) is a full-service permanent and temporary placement agency that exclusively specializes in placing attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, administrative and legal support staff. In addition, we handle temporary legal assignments, document review and legal projects including e-discovery and litigation support. We have a database of skilled attorneys and other legal professionals for short to long term assignments to handle any project that you may have, freeing up your attorneys and staff to focus on the more complex issues of your case. Combined we have over 40 years experience staffing Law Firms and Corporate Law Departments of all sizes. We are family-owned and operated by a former Legal Administrator who worked in three law firms for over twenty-five years. We know the demands that law firms and corporate counsel face each day and recruit only for the best legal talent available. We are currently celebrating 18 years servicing Tampa Bay, the State of Florida and our clients nationally.

Candidates can rest assured that we will work our hardest to place you with one of our more than 100 clients. We listen to you, your needs, your direction for your career, and our conversations are confidential.

Legal recruiting is a personal service business. We offer both the firms and candidates with whom we work with highly personalized, ethical and honest services.

WHAT WE DO
ALS provides law firms with experienced permanent, temp to hire and temporary staff.
• Advertising on all major job boards, job sites and social media
• Personal Interviews with each candidate
• Legal specific testing
• Software testing
• Reference checks
• Background checks
• Guarantees
• Additional Services Available

WE SPECIALIZE IN...
• Attorneys
• Legal Assistants
• Legal Secretaries
• Paralegals
• Receptionists
• E-Discovery (eDiscovery)
• Legal Administrators
• Accounting & Facilities Personnel
• Legal Support Staff
• Administrative Support Staff


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Bankruptcy Paralegal needed for direct hire position with a great client of ours in the greater Los Angeles area. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience in BK, experience with working in a mid-sized firm, and experience with Ch. 11 and 13. Must have e-filing in both State and Federal Courts.


 


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We are a boutique legal recruiting firm serving the following markets: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco/Bay Area, Las Vegas. Please visit us at www.theagencyla.net to find out about more exciting positions.


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Robert Half Legal is searching for a Legal Administrative Assistant to support a law firm in Medford, Oregon!

Primary responsibilities include:


  • Index and file pleadings/correspondence


  • Initial client intake


  • Creating case binders


  • Setting up and cleaning conference rooms


  • Other projects as needed


The ideal candidate will have basic legal knowledge and/or prior experience working in a law firm.

If you are interested and immediately available, please email your resume to annalisa.naccarato@roberthalflegal.com!

Requirements

Scheduling

Multi-line phones

Filing

Legal knowledge

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

2019 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Salary: DOE

Location: Medford, OR

Date Posted: November 22, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04410-9502320883

Staffing Area: Legal


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This role will assist attorneys in producing and reviewing documents, preparing correspondence and reports, processing new and existing client matters, and assisting with general administrative tasks. Act as right hand to assist Founding Partner in 100 Attorney firm with clients, calendar, scheduling. Help keep Attorney organized in busy Plaintiff practice.


Work/life balance.



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Estate Planning Legal Assistant – San Francisco, CA (starting $70k+ DOE)


One of our boutique law firms is currently looking for an Estate Planning Legal Assistant. This position would be supporting one (1) partner, two (2) associates and one (1) paralegal. This position will mostly be our client coordinator, scheduler and some document production. The successful candidate will have 2-7+ years of recent law office experience, advanced proficiency with MS Word and a proactive work ethic. Estate planning experience preferred but not required. Firm will train on T&E for the right candidate. Hours are generally M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Responsibilities/Duties:



  • Full range of administrative tasks including creating, revising and formatting legal documents, spreadsheets and presentations using the Firm's software; document comparison, proofreading, along with other general duties and projects as assigned.

  • On a day-to-day basis, the legal assistant works primarily under the direction of an assigned group of Associates and/or Partners.

  • Previous experience supporting at least one partner/high level manager is desirable.

  • Bilingual or Spanish proficiency candidates are especially invited to apply.


Qualifications/Requirements:



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Adobe and client and document management systems.

  • California Notary Public (a plus, but not required).

  • 2-7+ years recent experience in a law firm environment.

  • Solid command of English including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style.

  • Organized and detail oriented.

  • Be able to communicate clearly and work well with a team and on your own.





In addition to a competitive compensation and bonus programs, firm also offers medical, dental and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, 401k and Profit-Sharing Plan, Commuter Check subsidy combined with pre-tax transit deduction benefit, FSA for Healthcare and Dependent Care, PTO and 10 paid holidays. They also offer paid State Bar and BASF dues for attorneys and paralegals, as well as paid Continuing Legal Education study. Snacks and catered staff and attorney meetings are also a plus! They sponsor quarterly happy hours and firm-wide volunteer days.





Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.





Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.





To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.








Thank you,





Hope Tocci


Talent Acquisition Specialist


htocci@alchemylegalrecruiting.com



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A thriving international company is seeking a legal assistant with 1+ year of experience. The ideal legal assistant will have experience in a law firm or in-house legal department. The ideal legal assistant will have excellent organizational skills and be comfortable multitasking in a fast-paced environment. This is a new legal assistant position that the company is adding because of growth, and this legal assistant position offers excellent growth potential as well as an above-market salary package with full benefits and incredible perks!

The company is interviewing this week for this direct-hire legal assistant position, so please send resumes today to allegria.berg@roberthalflegal.com!

Requirements

Bachelor's degree

Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting solutions on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and eDiscovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, mergers and acquisitions and document review matters. Our dedicated teams' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available jobs. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training.

Call your local Robert Half Legal office at 888-490-5592 to discover more about this position. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation.

2019 Robert Half Legal. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

Salary: DOE

Location: Calabasas, CA

Date Posted: October 28, 2019

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00320-0011231605

Staffing Area: Legal


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