CONTRACT ATTORNEY - HIV/AIDS LEGAL SERVICES PROJECT
San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program is seeking a contract attorney to assist with our HIV/AIDS Legal Services Project. This position will be filled on a part-time basis, with the potential of developing into a full-time appointment. Essential job duties include providing direct client services; recruiting, training and supervising volunteers; performing community outreach and education; compiling a variety of statistical and narrative reports for funding sources; and other assignments required to ensure effective and efficient project operations.
The minimum job qualifications include active membership in the California Bar; at least one year of experience as a practicing attorney, preferably with non-profit legal experience; demonstrated organizational and administrative skills; the ability to relate to SDVLP’s client community, and in particular, persons with HIV/AIDS; and an understanding of the objectives and purposes of public interest law. Experience in the practice areas served by the HIV/AIDS Legal Services Project, such as Social Security disability and other public benefits, Landlord/Tenant, Estate Planning, Employment, Bankruptcy, and Family Law is desirable. Bilingual (Spanish) oral and written communications skills are preferred.
Application materials, including a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.