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The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley advances the rights of under-represented individuals and families in our diverse community through legal services, strategic advocacy, and educational outreach. The Law Foundation advances justice through its comprehensive legal services and advocacy programs. Our programs include Housing, Health, Children and Youth, and Pro Bono services.
With over 90 employees, the Law Foundation is the largest provider of free legal services in the South Bay. Located in downtown San Jose, the Law Foundation is a dynamic and interesting place to work. We pride ourselves on fostering a work environment that is motivating, collaborative and fun, with plenty of opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to our Race and Equity initiative by centering race in our practice, regularly discussing race and how it impacts our work and our community; and advocating to effect change. We strive to provide a collaborative, supportive, and diverse culture.
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley is seeking a full-time Supervising Attorney for its Health Program – Economic Rights Unit (“ERU”). The Supervising Attorney will oversee the work of the ERU. The ERU represents clients living with mental health or developmental disabilities, HIV/AIDS, and other serious chronic illnesses, as well as clients experiencing homelessness. Currently, the work is focused on eligibility for and maintenance of public benefits and other legal issues including simple estate planning, employment, and consumer law. There is a renewed and strong focus on system change work, including impact litigation and policy advocacy. The Supervising Attorney will report to the Directing Attorney and will work closely and collaboratively with the Supervising Attorney of the Patient’s Rights Unit.
Salary starts at $100K/year and depends on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits including generous paid time off, fully paid employee health insurance and 401(k). More information regarding the Law Foundation is available on our website: www.lawfoundation.org.
The Law Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage people of color, women, people living with disabilities, older people, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people to apply. It is the policy of the Law Foundation to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition or genetic information, veteran status, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. The Law Foundation will conform to the spirit, as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled. Please submit the following via email to email@example.com. Please use subject: ERU Supervising Attorney: (1) a resume, (2) three professional references, and (3) a cover letter that explains your interest and also addresses the question below.
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