Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers is a non-profit responsible for providing legal representation for indigent parents in the Juvenile Dependency Court of Los Angeles County. Our goal is to assure that parents receive their substantive and procedural rights. Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers,Inc. (LADL) with over 100 attorneys, safeguard the fundamental rights of our clients to raise their children and preserve families.
Staff Attorney duties include but not limited to:
Legal representation of parents in juvenile dependency proceedings, establish and maintain an attorney-client relationship with clients, determining their clients interests and desires and advocating for those interest and desires whenever ethically possible, represent clients at every stage of the proceeding, conducting investigations, and interviews, filing pleadings, motions and responses, and utilizing support staff, and law firm social workers as necessary. Ideal candidate would have either prior dependency law experience, or public interest/criminal law experience.
LADL will also consider entry level positions.
Please submit cover letter and resume.
Candidate must be in good standing with the State Bar of California
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
Since 2006 Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc. (LADL) has defended parents in the Superior Courts of Los Angeles County. Over a hundred attorneys, in the largest child welfare system in the nation, pursue our goal of safeguarding clients fundamental right to raise their children and preserve their families.
In representing our clients we are committed to see that no child is the subject of remov...al from parents, and if removal is necessary that remedial services be offered and children returned to their families as soon as possible. As dependency defense counsel our goal is to keep families together!