Under supervision of the managing attorney, will participate in all aspects of litigation including, but not limited to: client interviews, factual investigation, legal research, discovery, preparation of legal documents, negotiations, trials, and appellate work in both state and federal courts; appear at administrative hearings; provide legal advice to individual clients, and general legal information to eligible community groups as well as to the public in general, which may involve travel to outlying counties.
The CRLA Directing Attorney is responsible for the overall provision of legal services to the low-income client community in the service area and the day to day operations of the local field office. This includes supervising, training and motivating local office staff to provide the highest quality legal services in accordance with CRLA program guidelines, the ABA Standards for Providers of Civil Legal Services and the Code of Professional Responsibility.
The Director will be responsible for developing new cases and representing clients in existing casesranging from class action impact litigation to individual representation. CRLAF represents clientsthroughout California, although most cases are based in rural agricultural communities.
After the devastating wildfires in Sonoma County, Legal Aid of Sonoma County launched a Disaster Relief program to assist fire survivors with a range of legal needs related to the fires. These issues include insurance, FEMA benefits, housing, and employment issues. Legal Aid provides both educational clinics, pro bono clinics, and
individual representation to fire survivors through this program.
Legal Aid of Sonoma County (LASC) seeks a Bilingual Legal Case Worker (BCW) to join our Domestic Violence (DV) legal team in providing legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, human trafficking, and stalking. LASC provides clients assistance with protective orders and related legal remedies. Services include assistance with pleadings, legal advice and information, and in-court representation.
The Pro Bono Justice (PBJ) Program Associate plays a crucial role in ensuring the successful implementation of mobile legal clinics that expand the reach of life-changing legal services for underserved and isolated communities around the state. OneJustice’s pro bono legal clinics serve over 1000 people each year in California with immigration, record change, housing, and other legal services.
This position will mostly focus on representing non-detained asylum seekers in immigration court.