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Staff Attorney (Senior and Disability Rights Project) - San Francisco, CA

Company: The San Mateo County Bar Association
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Staff Attorney (Senior and Disability Rights Project) - San Francisco, CA1. Provide full range of legal representation to low-income adults 60 years of age or older and adults with disabilities in all areas of civil law, elder law, elder abuse, and disability rights. May include work in other priority areas such as elder law, elder abuse, immigration, public benefits, domestic violence, sexual assault, housing, and tax.2. Conduct community education and outreach.3. Staff clinics at sites accessible to consumers.4. Provide technical assistance and training to community and public agencies.5. Represent the organization at community, legal, funding, and other meetings and functions.6. Assist with administrative and fundraising work of the organization.Minimum Qualifications:1. At least two (2) years of experience in serving or representing low-income and non-English speaking older clients and or those with disabilities.2. Demonstrated commitment to social justice and the advancement of underserved communities of color.3. Bilingual (especially Cantonese or Spanish) and bicultural skills particularly relevant to underserved communities.4. Strong advocacy and courtroom skills.5. Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar.6. Ability to work well in a team-oriented, multi-cultural work environment.7. Working knowledge of Legal Server, Abacus Law, Immigrant Pro, or similarprograms.8. California driver's license and own vehicle preferred.Hours: Minimum of 40 hours per week including some weekend and evening hours.Salary: Commensurate with experience, based on salary scale; includes health insurance, paid vacation, holiday, sick leave.If interested, send cover letter and resume with 3 professional references to: Personnel Committee, Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Position is open until filled. West Bluff Picnic Area, Long Ave, San Francisco, CA 94129 Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area

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