San Francisco La Raza Lawyers

Job Postings

Job Postings

Employers hiring send job announcements to SF La Raza to reach Latins in the legal profession, however, SF La Raza does not know if the job is filled nor endorse the company’s posting.


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Managing Attorney

Posted on March 3

API Legal Outreach is the largest social justice legal organization focused on the Asian/Pacific Islander and Latino communities of the Greater Bay Area and the Central Valley. Founded in 1975, our mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation to the most marginalized segments of the immigrant community including low-income women, seniors, immigrants, and youth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide management for Oakland Office including oversight of legal and advocacy work; supervision and mentoring of staff; coordination of pro bono projects as well as office systems.

  • Provide legal counseling and representation to low-income clients in the areas of housing, family law, immigration, and/or senior law.

  • Develop, coordinate, and engage in fee-for-services work in East Bay.

  • Conduct community education, outreach and clinics at sites accessible to target communities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and to serving underserved API communities.

  • At least five year’s experience in supervising attorneys and others engaged in social justice work; 2 years experience managing a workplace setting including responsibility for human resources related issues and office administration.

  • Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar.

  • Bilingual and bicultural skills relevant to the low-income API communities.

 

 
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Staff Attorney(s)

Domestic Violence/Family Law, Immigration and Immigrant Rights, Senior Law and Elder Abuse, Anti-Human Trafficking, Youth Violence Prevention and Affordable Housing Preservation

Posted on March 3

API Legal Outreach is the largest social justice legal organization focused on the Asian/Pacific Islander and Latino communities of the Greater Bay Area and the Central Valley. Founded in 1975, our mission is to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation to the most marginalized segments of the immigrant community including low-income women, seniors, immigrants, and youth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal counseling and full scope representation to low-income clients.

  • Conduct community education and outreach.

  • Staff clinics at sites accessible to consumers.

  • Provide technical assistance and training to community and public agencies.

  • Represent the organization at community, legal, funding, and other meetings and functions.

  • Assist with administrative and fundraising work of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of litigation and/or work experience in low-income communities serving seniors,

  • Recent immigrants, tenants, and/or people with disabilities.

  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and serving underserved communities.

  • Strong advocacy and courtroom skills representing LEP clients.

  • Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar.

  • Bilingual and bicultural (especially Spanish, Cantonese, Tagalog, or Southeast Asian language) skills relevant to underserved communities.

 

 
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Litigation Associate

Posted on February 28

Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney specializes in trial practice, litigation, professional liability, product liability, catastrophic injuries, class actions/mass torts, intellectual property, white-collar defense, grand jury representation, internal corporate investigations, employment, taxation and business.

Requirements

  • Fully proficient with all forms of discovery techniques and have demonstrated an ability for properly drafting motions of all types, including dispositive motions.

  • Hands-on experience in all phases of litigation including law and motion, depositions, trial and appeals, and should be proficient in oral and written advocacy.

  • Capable of handling arbitration and mediation independently.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills,

  • Demonstrated clear and concise writing skills and performance of thorough legal analysis.

  • Demonstrated confidence to work under multiple high-pressured deadlines.

Please email your resume, cover letter and writing sample to bgonzalez@mpbf.com.

 

 
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Senior Staff Attorney

Posted on February 28

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) seeks applications for a senior staff attorney position in its Oakland California office. The senior staff attorney supervises staff attorneys, oversees and participates in legal trainings offered to the public and the writing and updating of our legal materials. This attorney represents LSPC at LAAC (Legal Aid Association of California) meetings, confirms compliances with State bar funding requirements and assists the Development Director with these reports. 

The senior staff attorney also engages in litigation, legislative, and administrative policy advocacy as needed; works with coalitions and task forces; and helps provide legal information and referrals to prisoners, family members, legal services organizations, and the general public. 

 

 
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Paralegal

Immigration and Corporate Legal Support

Posted on February 28

Wealthfront is seeking a talented, passionate and experienced paralegal to provide comprehensive immigration support to our employees and support the growing needs of our Legal and Compliance department on a wide variety of legal, corporate, contract and compliance related matters.  

Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of tasks which include maintaining and organizing files, drafting documents and conducting legal research.

  • Support our employees in all immigration-related issues including preparing immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions, collecting required documentation, working with outside counsel, and answering questions from candidates, employees, and managers.

  • Create and oversee processes and procedures in order to efficiently coordinate documentation required for immigration sponsorship applications with employees and outside counsel.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three years of paralegal experience, with at least two years of experience in an immigration law firm or in a corporate immigration department.

  • Bachelor's degree required, paralegal certificate or equivalent a plus.

  • Experience working with and between Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite desired.

 

 
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Associate Attorney

Posted on February 28

McDowell Hetherington LLP, a commercial litigation boutique with a nationwide practice, is seeking candidates for an attorney position in its Oakland, CA office.

Qualifications

  • Current license to practice law in California;

  • Five to seven years of post-licensure state and federal commercial litigation experience;

  • Outstanding legal research, writing and advocacy skills;

  • Excellent academic credentials; and

  • Desires to have contact with clients and build his or her own book of business.

Prior federal judicial clerkship experience is a plus.  Compensation is competitive but dependent upon each candidate’s experience and background.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to Mary Lyles at mary.lyles@mhllp.com