Health Law Attorney or Law Graduate

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Job location
330 Twin Dolphin Dr Ste 123
Redwood City, CA 94065
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
Street address: 
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 123
City: 
Redwood City
State: 
California
ZIP: 
94065
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (LASSMC) seeks an attorney or law graduate with a passion for health equity and social justice advocacy to join our Health Consumer Center (HCC). The HCC provides direct legal services to low income San Mateo County residents related to health care coverage and access to health services under public and private health insurance programs. The HCC works with state and local partners to provide outreach and education and to engage in systemic advocacy to eliminate barriers to health coverage and health care. The HCC is a partner in the Health Consumer Alliance, a statewide network of independent consumer assistance programs.

LASSMC (www.legalaidsmc.org) is a dynamic and collegial non-profit law firm whose mission is to fight social injustice through civil legal advocacy for people living in poverty.

Requirements: 

Required:
• Active membership in the California State Bar or admitted in another state and eligible to practice in California for 3 years under the California State Bar rules for the Registered Legal Services Attorney Program, or graduate of U.S. law school
• Demonstrated commitment to public interest law
• Excellent writing, public speaking, and communication skills

Preferred:
• Health law or public benefits law experience
• Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin or Tagalog
• Bi-cultural background/experience
• Experience working with community-based organizations

To apply: 

Send resume and cover letter explaining your interest and how you meet the required job qualifications to [email protected].

Notes: 
LASSMC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a diverse staff. Members of minority groups, immigrants, persons with disabilities, older adults and members of the LGBT community are encouraged to apply.
Salary range: 
$56,000+ DOE. Excellent benefits.
Expiration date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017