BASTA is always searching for full-time Attorneys for our Homelessness Prevention program, which focuses on eviction defense litigation and trial work. We have openings in our Los Angeles, Lancaster, Long Beach, and van Nuys locations. The program is designed to ensure that persons without sufficient financial means have the same effective legal representation as those who can afford private counsel. We are at the forefront of the next civil rights battlefield–the basic human need for safe and affordable housing.
The Staff Attorneys’ broad-based responsibilities will include: jury trials, general pre-trial litigation, case assessment, depositions, discovery, and general advocacy on behalf of our clients seeking to avoid eviction and homelessness. The Attorneys may also be participating in other projects related to improving housing rights for low-income tenants. BASTA helps tenants because we believe that, “The revolution begins in our homes.” If you are ready to use your legal education to actually help people and have fun doing jury trials like you see on television, please apply. We want to meet you, and the community needs you!
Excellent communication skills. Cultural competency enabling applicant to work with people from diverse backgrounds and across boundaries of class, race, age, nationality, etc. Ability to build trust and rapport with low income tenants. Ability to assume responsibility quickly and work independently. Ability to use good judgment, multitask, and meet deadlines. First rate negotiation skills. Strong Spanish language skills required (be ready to converse in Spanish during your interview).
We need enthusiastic outgoing people ready to work hard and win for our clients!
Attorneys at BASTA are the highest paid housing/tenants’ rights attorneys in Southern California commensurate with qualifications and experience. New attorneys are welcome to apply. Compensation includes exciting bonus and incentive programs. Excellent benefits... and we have the most fun too.
Please send resumes to: Daniel J. Bramzon, Esq.
COMMUNITY COORDINATORS AND VOLUNTEERS
BASTA, INC. is always looking for talented, diverse individuals dedicated to the cause of ending homelessness and providing justice for all. If you thrive in helping the most vulnerable and fighting for social justice, please contact us, we would like to hear from you!
Please send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org