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Elder Law Attorney

Position:

Attorney

FLSA Classification:

Exempt

Reports To:

Practice Group Director

Supervises:

Paralegals and Legal Assistants as required

Overview of Position:

As part of the Elder law team, the staff attorney will be responsible for providing legal services to seniors, age 60 and over, in ICLS’s service area. The staff attorney is expected to have knowledge in a variety of areas of law impacting seniors, and the analytical ability to determine complex legal issues. The attorney will provide direct services to qualified seniors and travel to senior centers to provide services.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide services remotely by phone, in-person at ICLS branch offices, or in-person at senior centers located throughout San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
  • Provide a full range of legal assistance to clients, including court appearances.
  • Provide community education or outreach activities virtually or in-person at senior centers or other locations.
  • Manage own caseload and work collaboratively with other ICLS attorneys and paralegals on cases as needed.
  • Maintain client files, including accurate data, time, and other records for each case.
  • Perform administrative tasks related to service and billings reports for funders and for program evaluation.
  • Work effectively as part of a team that includes attorneys, paralegals, support staff, volunteers, and students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Law degree and active member of the California Bar in good standing
  • Prior experience with Elder Abuse, Estate planning and Consumer Law issues is preferred.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interviewing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Valid Driver’s license and ability to travel for outreach, court hearings and client meetings are required.
  • Humility in working with colleagues and clients across the spectrum of diversity, including race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, immigrant status, religious identity, physical and mental disabilities, and/or limited English proficiency.
  • Prior experience serving low-income clients preferred.
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, ability to learn quickly and passionate about public service work, with sensitivity to those in crisis.
  • Background in substantive legal areas impacting impoverished communities and experience working with organizations serving low-income clients.
  • Language: ability to read, write, and communicate in Spanish is preferred but not necessary

Benefits & Compensation:

$78,000 to $115,000 per year DOE. Generous benefits package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and matching 401K retirement plan contribution. Fourteen (14) paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave policy, a School Loan Reimbursement Assistance Program (LRAP), and a cell phone stipend.

How to Apply:

Please use this link to apply via Microsoft Forms: https://forms.office.com/r/z6wKXj7aCk

 

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