Salary $33.34 – $46.92 Hourly Location Redding, CA Job Type Temporary Department Legal Job
The Child Care Law Center seeks an organized, detail-oriented individual to help our non-profit legal organization run smoothly. The Child Care Law Center uses legal expertise to educate, advocate, and when necessary, litigate to break down the barriers standing between families in need and affordable, quality child care.
R&R seeks a Bay Area Senior Staff Attorney to deepen and broaden our regional legal programs–expanding our direct legal services, growing partnerships and increasing impact.
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.