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Staff Attorney - Health 

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Description

Primarily responsible for providing legal support and completing regular reports for the Developmental Understanding and Legal Collaboration for Everyone (DULCE) Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP)

Staff MLP legal clinics at Family Resource Centers in South Orange County, where clients are assisted on a holistic basis for a variety of civil legal issues

Direct legal advocacy for individuals seeking help with matters related to accessing health benefits

Direct legal advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS through the AIDS Legal Assistance Project (ALAP), a partnership with Orange County Health Care Agency

Handle a full caseload of cases on behalf of low-income clients dealing with civil legal issues related to health benefits, public benefits, immigration law, and family law

Represent clients in administrative and court hearings

Coordinate referrals to other PLC units as needed to provide holistic legal services to low-income clients

Participate in collaborative advocacy efforts in coalition with other legal service providers and community partners

Conduct community education presentations to clients, partner agencies, and service providers

Oversee volunteer attorneys and law students through training, technical support and general supervision

Participate in and help to coordinate legal clinics and workshops

Assist with periodic compilation of data related to grant funding

Represent PLC at legal networking and community outreach events

Full time position with occasional evening and weekend work required

Compensation dependent on experience; range of $70,000 to $86,000

Competitive benefits provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 - $86,000.00 per year

 
Position Requirements

Active membership in the California State Bar or Bar Membership pending or eligibility to practice under State Bar Multijurisdictional Practice Program.

· Bilingual English/Spanish required

· 0-5 years experience

· Demonstrated commitment to working with the Latinx community

· Excellent oral/written communication skills

· Strong public speaking skills and ability to communicate with a variety of audiences, from community members to pro bono attorneys.

· Ability to manage multiple tasks, work independently and as part of a team.

· Valid CA Driver’s license, insurance and good driving record; travel throughout Orange and neighboring counties may be necessary with your own transportation.

 
Location Annex Office  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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