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Legal Technology Attorney

Description: 

Join the Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA) and become part of an energetic team of advocates that provide a wide-range of legal services aimed to address issues that disproportionately impact the poor. These services include litigation, providing training and technical assistance, and community education.

 

Under the supervision of  the Vice-President of Operations and Legal Technology, the Legal Technology Attorney will be principally responsible for implementing NLSLA’s Online Triage Portal Project, a Legal Services Corporation Technology and Innovation Grant (TIG) that will increase low-income individuals’ access to NLSLA’s services by developing and implementing a web and text-based triage system. This work will involve creating and managing online triage questions outlines and walk-away documents, building those questions and documents into Legal Server, working with NLSLA substantive experts and NLSLA’s Legal Server Consultant in project implementation, user testing of the portal, and coordinating other grant deliverables. This position will also assist with maintaining and optimizing NLSLA’s case management system (CMS), monitoring the integrity of CMS data and creating data reports, user trainings, and assisting with other organizational legal technology needs. NLSLA utilizes Legal Server, a cloud-based CMS, to store information and documents relating to clients, staff, cases, and projects, including case outcomes and advocate time keeping.

 

 

Position:

Legal Technology Attorney

 

 

Availability:

 

 

Availability is Immediate.

 

 

Salary:

 

 

Salary starts at $68,000, commensurate with experience. Excellent Benefits which include: choice of medical, dental, vision; life and disability insurance plans; 125 plan; 403(b) with employer contribution, loan reimbursement, bilingual pay supplement, sick and vacation pay, and 14 employer-paid holidays.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Work with the VP of Operations and Legal Technology, NLSLA substantive experts and NLSLA’s Legal Server Consultant to implement the TIG Online Triage Portal Project. Coordinate build-out and testing of the online triage portal. Work with outside contractors such as project evaluators and translation services to meet grant deliverables. Assist with grant reporting. Provide technical support, configuration, training and assistance to internal Legal Server users. Develop, prepare and submit grant reports and fulfill data requests from leadership team members and staff as needed. Research and implement new legal technologies to improve organizational efficiency and streamline business processes.

 

 

Requirements: 

J.D. required. Experience with legal case management systems or similar preferred. Experience with Legal Server will be considered an advantage as will familiarity or experience with various legal technologies, particularly those related to document automation and online triage projects. Ability to work independently in a diverse workplace and within a dynamic environment. Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Excel. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Prior experience in positions which demonstrated the ability to prioritize work, able to multi-task and handle multiple responsibilities. Strong attention to detail, accuracy and presentation. Excellent analytical and evaluative skills. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and the ability to work effectively in high pressure environment in a mission-driven organization. Ability to plan and execute training for users in all positions. Prior experience working with a legal services/aid organization, non-profit or government setting helpful.  COVID-19 vaccination is required, which is a condition of employment.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via email to employment@nlsla.org.

To Apply: 

 

To apply:

 

Forward cover letter, resume, and writing sample to (no phone calls):

 

 

 

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Lambreni Waddell, Chief of Staff & Interim Director of Human Resources

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

1102 E. Chevy Chase Drive

Glendale, CA  91205

Fax: (818) 291-1790 E-mail: employment@nlsla.org

 

NLSLA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at NLSLA are based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal and CA state laws. NLSLA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.  NLSLA provides equal benefits to employees with spouses and its employees with domestic partners.

 

 

Information

Submission Deadline: 
January 19, 2022
Organization Information: 
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County
United States