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Staff Attorney - Inner City Law Center Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

6 months ago Law / Legal Job Los Angeles   146 views
Job Details

ICLC is seeking a talented, full-time Staff Attorney to advocate for clients who are at imminent risk of homelessness. The Staff Attorney will work by holistically addressing a broad range of issues that impact housing stability. A key component of the Staff Attorney position is a robust housing law practice, including trial work. The Staff Attorney will perform work in a wide array of areas including federal fair housing litigation, eviction defense, maximizing income through government benefits, restraining orders and limited immigration services. The Staff Attorney will work closely with clients who are living with HV/AIDS and our partner organizations and will bring a whatever-it-takes approach to ending and preventing homelessness.

Hiring Criteria: Membership in the California Bar required unless waiting for California Bar Examination results. Commitment to ICLC’s mission and values. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Organized and detail oriented. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and independently manage an active caseload. Ability to use good judgment, multitask and meet deadlines. Excellent negotiation skills. Ability to build trust and rapport with a wide range of clients who may be dealing with emotional issues, cognitive impairments, or mental illness in a kind, appropriate, and effective manner.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.

How to Apply

careers@innercitylaw.org

http://www.innercitylaw.org/careers/

Cover letters and resumes are reviewed upon receipt and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter detailing interest in the position to Anna Carrillo, HR Manager, at careers@innercitylaw.org.

Company Description
Inner City Law Center (ICLC) is a nonprofit law firm on Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. We are looking for extraordinary people to help us end homelessness in Los Angeles. Founded on the fundamental principle that every person should always be treated with dignity and respect, ICLC fights for justice for low-income tenants, working-poor families, people who have disabilities or are experiencing homelessness, people living with HIV/AIDS, and homeless veterans. Over the next six months, we will add about a dozen talented and diverse lawyers, paralegals, and other staff to our team so that we can serve more clients.