NOW HIRING: Staff Attorney


STAFF ATTORNEY, AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP)

Staff Attorney sought for nonprofit providing legal services for people with HIV/AIDS.  Seeking a motivated individual interested in working in cooperative, flexible office, committed to social justice.  Salary: $70,000.  Excellent benefits.  People of color, women, and those with disabilities, including HIV, encouraged to apply.  Position open until filled.

 

General Purpose:
To provide legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS and to connect clients with ALRP Panel Attorneys.

 

Responsibilities include

  • Conduct client intake interviews, provide information and referrals.
  • Provide advocacy and legal representation in civil legal matters, especially housing.
  • Refer clients to appropriate services providers or panel attorneys.
  • Train and supervise law clerks.
  • Maintain accurate computerized client files and provide reports to Executive Director.
  • Conduct outreach and training sessions on a variety of legal issues for clients and HIV/AIDS service providers.
  • Assist Executive Director and Volunteer Coordinator in recruiting new panel attorneys by developing culturally sensitive trainings and materials.
  • Attend community events to increase ALRP’s visibility in the community.
  • Perform general office duties and special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Active membership with the State Bar of California.
  • Experience working with low-income individuals, people with mental health disabilities, people living with HIV/AIDS, people of color, substance users, people with a history of homelessness or incarceration, and people in the LGBT community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of team.
  • Experience in estate planning, consumer law, negotiation, and mediation preferred but not required.
  • Strong public speaking and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work well under tight deadlines.
  • Bilingual Spanish, a plus.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to bill@alrp.org or to:
Bill Hirsh
AIDS Legal Referral Panel
1663 Mission St, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94103