The Staff Attorney is expected to focus on housing advocacy including: pursue all aspects of housing civil litigation and administrative hearing representation; maintain expertise on a range of housing issues affecting low-income individuals; provide outreach and education to tenant and community groups; and assist with some training and support of housing hotline staff. Advocacy may include participation in high-impact projects/litigation involving systemic or policy issues affecting low-income individuals and families as needed, depending upon skills to be acquired, client needs and NLS program priorities.
The Paralegal works under the supervision of attorney staff, and will be based at the Family Justice Center and NLSLA’s Pacoima office, providing services to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence.
CLA SoCal seeks an energetic, motivated, personable and effective Outreach Paralegal to provide services to immigrant victims of violence and their families, particularly victims of domestic violence and trafficking.
The Case Manager will Provide one-on-one support services for Domestic Violence (DV) clients that will complement legal efforts to prevent and/or mitigate abusive conditions for these clients and their family members.
The attorney is responsible for working with NLSLA staff and volunteers to operate self-help legal access center for Los Angeles County located at the Pomona, Chatsworth or Van Nuys courthouses.
The Staff Attorney will interview unrepresented persons seeking assistance on civil law matters, including family and housing issues and create educational materials and information in order to access the court system.
NLSLA is seeking a Staff Attorney for our Justice-involved Adults Antelope Valley Advocacy Project (JAAVA). The candidate will play a significant role in implementing this newly funded initiative which is designed to defend the rights of justice involved adults facing significant barriers to employment in the Antelope Valley and seek to increase economic growth and build social capital in the poverty communities of color through comprehensive policy advocacy.