Attorney - Homeless Prevention Project
Company: Greater Bakersfield Legal
Posted on: February 14, 2020
Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc. (GBLA) seeks an
Attorney to work in our Homeless Prevention Unit to address a range
of issues that affect the homeless population in Kern County. This
project is focused on providing clients who are homeless or at risk
for homelessness with a broad range of legal assistance that
removes barriers to receiving and staying housed. The Attorney must
be able to demonstrate capacity to maintain a large caseload which
may include: Interviewing prospective clients; analyzing their
legal problems; rendering legal advice; negotiation with opposing
parties and agencies; preparing and submitting documents for
clients; representing clients in various phases of litigation;
attending community meetings; developing positive relationships
with client communities; developing complex litigation; finding
solutions to broader client problems through litigation.
Qualifications: Commitment to GBLA's mission and values. Excellent
oral and written communication skills. Organized and detailed.
Ability to assume responsibility quickly; work independently and as
part of a team. Must be able to interact with a wide arrange of the
client population in a kind and appropriate manner. Active
membership in the State Bar of California or member of the Bar of
another state and willing to take the California Bar at the next
available opportunity or J.D degree from an accredited law school.
Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary:
70000.00 Annual Bonus/Commission: No
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