Inland Counties Legal Services is seeking a Staff Attorney to join our Public Benefits Team. Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing legal services to low-income persons residing in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. ICLS targets services to seniors and those in the greatest social and economic need. Legal services are provided by attorneys, or paralegals under the direct supervision of an attorney. Levels of service include advice and counsel, limited action (includes negotiations and preparation of legal documents), as well as direct representation before administrative law and civil courts. ICLS provides legal assistance in a variety of areas of law. The eight practice groups are: Outreach, Consumer, Housing, Family Law, Immigration, Systemic and Impact, Health Law, and Public Benefits. Visit our website at www.inlandlegal.org for more information.
Overview of Position
Under the direct supervision of the Practice Group Director, the Public Benefits Staff Attorney assists in providing comprehensive legal services, advocacy, and representation to clients, including helping with the application for and maintenance of low-income benefits for vulnerable individuals reliant upon such income for housing and living expenses. Additionally, the Public Benefits Staff Attorney will assist with education cases and advocacy for children in need of educational supports and services throughout Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.
$73,000 to $89,553 Yearly
Submit a resume and cover letter to HRManager@icls.org
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