LACY (Legal Services for Children & Youth) is a program of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley. LACY seeks a staff attorney to work in our juvenile dependency unit. The attorney will accept court appointments to represent minors subject to petitions alleging abuse and neglect. Frequent court appearances will be required in this position. It is anticipated that the attorney will appear primarily on a law and motion calendar. Trial litigation will also be required in this position. The attorney will work in tandem with a LACY social worker to assess the needs of minor clients. The attorney will meet with clients in a variety of environments, including office, school, and home settings. It is expected that the attorney will also provide advocacy for juvenile dependent clients in other legal areas, including education. This position will also require participation in LACY’s regular team meetings, staff meetings, and program development activities including assisting the LACY Directing Attorney and Supervising Attorney.
Responding to a Crisis
While we're all hustling to direct critical resources, volunteers, and services to where they can be most effective in responding to the COVID-19 crisis, we know that many nonprofits need to staff up quickly to adequately serve their communities.
That's why we're leveraging our job board to help nonprofits providing essential services connect with talented and passionate nonprofit staff who suddenly find themselves out of work or underemployed.
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