ATTORNEY – Economic Stability Work Group

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Job location
5228 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
Street address: 
1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
City: 
Los Angeles
State: 
California
ZIP: 
90019
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

• Provide direct representation to individuals at government benefit and employment hearings;
• Maintain caseload including work on affirmative cases;
• Participate in major policy and other administrative advocacy work;
• Participate in and support LAFLA and other legal services task forces;
• Assist in the development and implementation of creative, alternate legal strategies on behalf of low-income clients; and
• Regularly assist with client intake.

Requirements: 

• Active membership in the California State Bar with one to two years experience.
• Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of low-income people.
• Litigation experience, including case evaluation, legal research and writing, discovery, negotiations, and administrative hearing or trial experience preferred;
• Familiarity with government benefits programs such as CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, General Relief, Supplemental Security Income, employment or debt relief law
• Previous public interest experience preferred.
• Willingness to work beyond a minimum 7.0 hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events, and workweeks commonly in excess of 35 hours.

To apply: 

Please submit a resume to Diane Talamantez, Human Resources, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, 1102 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019; [email protected]; (323)801-7945 via fax.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$50,731 to $53,521/Annual DOE, excellent benefits
Submission deadline: 
Friday, July 29, 2016