The Tenants Law Firm is a private nonprofit agency that has taken the lead in fighting for housing rights for the most disadvantaged sectors in our society. We have implemented four primary programs aimed at preventing homelessness. These include targeted representation for veterans, housing policy compliance, minority homelessness prevention, and eviction litigation. Despite being a new non-profit, we expect to have made an impact in over 500 lives by the end of the year. Our services provide long-term benefits for communities throughout Los Angeles.
The Tenants Law firm is seeking a passionate and dedicated legal assistant who will be closely working with the Lead Attorney and Office Manager. A successful candidate will keep up in organizing and managing the Attorney's demanding schedule. The position offers the opportunity to gain experience with client intakes, housing laws and regulations, and unlawful detainers.
The ideal candidate should be familiar with housing laws and regulations.
Candidates with previous landlord/tenant law experience are highly encouraged to apply!
Duties & Responsibilities:
Updating, maintaining, organizing files
Scanning, Printing, & Copying
Maintaining records & invoices
Answering phone calls
Provide support & assistance for the office
Eventually, the candidate can expect to do the following:
- Drafting complaints and demand letters
- Drafting answers to unlawful detainers
- Assisting the attorney with case management and eventually managing multiple cases at one time.
- conducting research and writing other motions.
- Conducting client intake.
- Managing clients.
If interested, please submit your resume.
We are looking for students who are excited to start immediately until December 2019. Ideal work schedule is 20-40 hours per week.
This position will be unpaid. Students may petition to get school credit with their respective universities.