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Temporary Judge Program - Bench Conduct and Demeanor Course
Registration is now open for the Bench Conduct and Demeanor course as required for participation in the Temporary Judge Program by California Rule of Court 2.815. The next session of this course, which will be taught by Judge Drew Takaichi and Judge Vanessa A. Zecher, is now scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2019, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm, at the Family Justice Center Courthouse.
Space is limited. Register to guarantee your seat for this three-hour MCLE course, including .50 credit for ethics and .50 for elimination of bias, using the attached registration form. Please submit this form to TJP@scscourt.org no later than Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Additional information, including about parking and program materials, can also be found on the registration form and on our website.
SCCLRLA joins in the #QueridaFamilia Latina Letter
SCCLRLA stands with the over 200 leaders who have signed the Querida Familia Latina solidarity letter to the Latino community. We urge all to speak out against hate and fight for the humanity of all people. You can read the letter below.
SCCLRLA Supports Proposed Changes to San Jose Planning Commission
La Raza Lawyers has submitted a letter to the San Jose City Council in support of proposed changes to the composition of the City's Planning Commission, which includes increasing the number of seats on the Commission for district-wide representation. We believe the proposed changes will help increase diversity, inclusion, and community representation on the Planning Commission.
$5,000 Law Student Scholarship
Know any law students? $5000 scholarship available from California Women Lawyers.
Public Rights Project, Affirmative Leaders Fellowship Launch
This fellowship focuses on helping state and local government offices expand their capacity to do affirmative litigation by focusing on their current staff. The fellowship will be open to current government attorneys and include one year of training, professional development, and hands-on mentoring, plus access to a national network of government impact litigators.
This program, called the Affirmative Leaders Fellowship, will exist alongside our Public Rights Project Fellowship. The fellowship year will begin in May 2019. A longer description of the program is can be found on their website.
Law Foundation of Silican Valley, LACY - Dependency Staff Attorney
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. Now with 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 working towards a race-conscious legal services practice.
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 Duration of the position will be for approximately six months, December 2019 – June 2020. The attorney will accept court appointments to represent minors su
Justice in Aging - litigation attorney
Justice in Aging is a national organization that fights on behalf of low income seniors and we are hiring!
We seek a litigation attorney with five to ten years of experience to join our Oakland or Los Angeles, CA office.
This position will work closely with the Litigation Director and the Litigation Team in developing and pursuing high impact cases that promote and defend the rights of older adults. The litigation attorney will be based in one of our California offices, but work closely with attorneys in all three of our offices (Washington, DC, Oakland and Los Angeles) on issues related to health, economic security, and preserving the social safety net for seniors. This attorney will identify, develop, and litigate impact cases primarily on behalf of older adults in California, and will also contribute to our litigation across the country.
You can find more info at https://www.justiceinaging.org/litigation-attorney/
Director of Operations at Mills Legal Clinic at Stanford Law
Director of Operations
The Mills Legal Clinic at Stanford Law School seeks to hire an accomplished, self-confident Director who can oversee the administrative and operational functions of the MLC. In this role, you will directly supervise the Clinic administrative staff (who work closely with the faculty directors) and collaborate with other SLS non-instructional units to ensure the smooth operation of the Clinic’s educational and law practice functions. You will oversee the support of the Clinic’s law practice, in both litigation (state and federal courts and agencies) and non-litigation (transactional, policy) settings, and coordinate all aspects of the clinic’s educational functioning, including curricular support and student relations.
Allstate Insurance - In house trial attorney
Allstate Insurance is looking for trial attorneys with 5-7 years experience, preferably with insurance defense. They have offices in San Jose and Ontario. See description for more details.