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Staff Attorney

Description: 

Antelope Valley

Teach, train, and supervise clinical law students, legal fellows, and volunteer attorneys at workshops and clinics that provide community members with assistance on special education and school discipline issues. Represent system-involved young people in school discipline proceedings and related special education administrative hearings. Provide advice, counsel, and limited scope representation to youth and families on a range of education-related issues, including but not limited to IEP advocacy, school enrollment, truancy, bullying, school staff misconduct, and access to services for English learners. Complete administrative tasks, such as those related to grant management and reporting

Participate in ongoing professional development to improve client services and student supervision.

Requirements: 

Must be licensed and eligible to practice law in California with two or more years of experience in working with low-income individuals and client groups. Knowledge of, and ideally experience in, special education and school discipline law preferred. Strong interest in law student supervision and clinical teaching. Ability to manage a demanding case load; excellent time management, priority-setting and organizational skills. Excellent written and oral advocacy skills. Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

To Apply: 

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume  to:

Yvonne Mariajiminez, Esp Deputy Director

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County

1102 E. Chevy Chase Drive

Glendale, CA  91205

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

Information

Submission Deadline: 
March 1, 2019
Organization Information: 
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County CA 91205
United States
Phone: 818-291-1764