October 19, 2010

Staff attorney job @ L.A. non-profit

Staff attorney position available at dynamic Los Angeles area non-profit. Position works exclusively with domestic violence survivors. Competitive candidates should have 1 - 3 years of experience, preferably in practicing family law and must have some experience working with domestic violence survivors or a similar population. Recent law school grads should apply only if strong applicable pre-law school or internship experience. Candidates should also be personable and responsible - strong written and oral advocacy skills also a plus.

This is an incredible opportunity for candidates looking for extensive client contact, court room experience, and the opportunity to work with a United Nations appointed non-governmental organization. Position works directly with clients, with issues ranging from custody/visitation, restraining orders, paternity, dissolution, benefit advocacy, housing rights, and child support. The agency is nationally and globally recognized for its work with the domestic violence population, and is a wonderful position for attorneys committed to public service. Position to be filled by November 2, 2010.

Compensation: $40,000 - $50,000


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