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Company: Shields, CA
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In House Jobs JDHuntr Attorney / Part-Time

Job Category: General Corporate / Non-Profit [ View All General Corporate Jobs ]
Job Reference: 70035
Job description:
Provides onsite Legal Services to CALCRG participants that eliminate legal barriers to re-entry and employment and achieve financial security, stability and self-sufficiency.

Attorney / Part-Time
LYNWOOD, CA
Salary/Non-Exempt: $43.2692/hourly
Part Time: Monday to Friday (12 hours per week)

Primary Duties:
Provide legal representation across a wide array of practice areas, including criminal record remedies, suspended driver’s license, clearing traffic tickets, public benefits, housing, employment, and employment occupational license denials, immigration issues, pending criminal charges and other civil legal cases as needed on behalf of individuals who were formerly incarcerated;
Process and receive referrals for re-entry participants with legal concerns.
Provide onsite legal services through existing partnerships with legal clinics to support with legal issues.
Process court filings, copies of legal proceedings and other legal documentation.
Develops and implements legal care plans.
Coordinate reentry and traffic legal clinics;
Provide workshops and technical assistance to clients on civil legal barriers imposed by the criminal justice system and the rights and options available to mitigate them;
Develop relationships and engage in collaboration with a range of public and private community partners, including governmental agencies, courts, and community-based organizations, to ensure integrative services and collaboratively address systemic barriers to reentry;
Document progress notes and completed legal services, resolution of legal need documentation.
Knowledge of departmental policies, procedures, and organizational relationships.
Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse individuals and at various organizational levels.
Works closely with the Program Administrator and Program Manager to provide feedback on successful legal services strategies to help achieve program goals and objectives.

Requirements:
These specifications are general guidelines based on the minimum experience normally considered essential to the satisfactory performance of this job. Individual abilities may result in some deviation from these guidelines.

* Must be an active member, in good standing, of the State Bar of California.
* Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
* Prefer experience working with reentry populations.
* Experience handling a variety of legal matters impacting vulnerable populations.
* Substantive knowledge of providing legal support in the areas of re-entry and or other legal barriers to employment.
* Ability to review several diverse reference sources, select and synthesize data for reports and other forms of correspondence.
* Ability to work with interruptions while maintaining positive communication with staff and clients.
* Knowledge of the organization and composition of letters, minutes, reports, charts and spreadsheets
* Ability to use diplomacy and discretion, when giving out information and referring and directing callers and visitors.
* Ability to create presentations, charts, graphs, databases, and spreadsheets.
* Ability to follow, apply, interpret, and explain instructions and/or guidelines.
* Ability to determine work priorities.
* Ability to make decisions and take appropriate actions.
* Ability to meet schedules and deadlines of the work area.
* Ability to communicate effectively.
* Ability to type and use word processing software
* Current California driver’s license, valid car insurance and registration.
* COVID-19 vaccination required. May request medical or religious exemption if applicable.


70035
Company: Shields
Skills:
Employment type: Part Time
Salary: $43.2692
 
Other Information
 
Degree: JD
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Lynwood, Los Angeles, CA USA
Zip/Postal Code: 90262
Post Date: 07/09/2024
 
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