Staff Attorney 1 or Staff Attorney 2
Healthcare/Home and Community-Based Services
Los Angeles, Sacramento, Oakland or San Diego
Staff Attorney 1 Salary Range (DOE): $57,585 – $77,169
Staff Attorney 2 Salary Range (DOE): $69,534 – $93,182
Application Deadline: Open until filled. Apply should be received by June 28,
2019 to be considered for the first round of interviews.
WHO WE ARE
DRC’s Healthcare/Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Practice
Group ensures access to health care services and a full range of community-
based long-term services and supports to enable people with disabilities to live in
the community and avoid institutionalization. Areas of particular focus include
Olmstead (community-integration) litigation and advocacy, Medi-Cal home and
community-based services waivers, In-Home Supportive Services, and access to
essential health care benefits through Medi-Cal managed care, EPSDT,
California Children’s Services (CCS), and other specialized programs.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Staff Attorney 1: The Staff Attorney 1 will share responsibility with other legal
and advocacy staff for providing information, technical assistance, outreach and
training and representation in administrative and judicial proceedings to clients
with disabilities related to the above priority areas. The Staff Attorney works
under the direct supervision of the Healthcare/Home and Community-Based
Services (HCBS) Practice Group Managing Attorney or Senior Attorney and in
collaboration with other Disability Rights California attorneys and advocates in
their legal, advocacy, and outreach efforts.
Staff Attorney 2: The Staff Attorney 2 in the Healthcare/HCBS Practice Group shares
responsibility with other legal and advocacy staff for representing clients with
disabilities in administrative and judicial; and providing legal advice, technical
assistance, outreach and training. The Staff Attorney 2 works under the direct
supervision of the Managing Attorney and in collaboration with other DRC
attorneys and advocates in their legal, advocacy, and outreach efforts. The Staff
Attorney 2 has expertise in one or more substantive healthcare and/or home and
community-based services areas (including IHSS). While this position is
physically located in Los Angeles or Sacramento, the Staff Attorney 2 works with
Staff Attorney 1 –
Education and Experience
• Juris Doctor degree (JD) plus 1-2 years’ experience
• Ability to research and analyze legal authority.
• Ability to analyze complex problems and develop creative solutions.
• The ability to work independently with appropriate supervision.
Staff Attorney 2 –
Education and Experience
• Juris Doctor degree (JD) plus 3 or more years related experience and/or
• Demonstrated ability to represent clients in administrative and/or judicial
proceedings and to take a leadership role in case planning.
• Ability to conduct factual and legal research and analyze pertinent legal
• Ability to write succinctly and persuasively.
Working at DRC is more than just a job – it is a rare opportunity to do what you
are good at while making a difference! DRC offers competitive salaries and a
generous benefit package. To view the detailed job description and complete the
application process by following the link below:
Staff Attorney 1: https://jobs.lever.co/disabilityrightsca/e3d631fd-edcf-4113-