STAFF ATTORNEY – Eviction Defense Work Group

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

• Litigate eviction cases and more complex housing cases;
• Interview and counsel clients affected by housing problems;
• Participate in clinics and other community outreach projects;
• Be part of a team of eviction attorneys working on a state-wide pilot project;
• Represent subsidized housing clients at administrative hearings and writs; and
• Other duties as assigned.


• Active membership in the California State Bar;
• Prefer some trial experience;
• Some knowledge of landlord-tenant, housing law, rent control and the eviction process preferred;
• Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of low-income persons;
• Demonstrated ability to function professionally and effectively within a highly stressful environment;
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team;
• Ability to work effectively with government agencies, staff, volunteers, students, attorneys, and community members;
• Excellent writing and public speaking skills; and
• Willingness to work beyond a minimum 7.0 hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events, and workweeks in excess of 35 hours when caseload or other obligations so necessitate.

To apply: 

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

Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability.
Salary range: 
$50,731 - $53,521/ DOE with excellent benefits
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2016