Supervising Attorney – Family Law

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
July 15, 2021
1400 Broadway, Suite 1400, San Diego, United States of America
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Contact Name
Jennifer Nelson
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SDVLP is seeking a Supervising Attorney (minimum of five years of family law experience) to manage our Family Law Team in a full-time position.

Job duties include:

  • Working as an integral part of SDVLP's leadership team to manage the day-to-day activities of our family law programs and domestic violence clinics;
  • Supervising case-carrying and clinic staff attorneys' work representing low-income San Diegans on a variety of family law matters including domestic violence, child custody, and divorce cases;
  • Assisting in recruiting, mentoring, and training pro bono attorneys, and overseeing the work of pro bono attorneys providing representation to SDVLP clients;
  • Representing SDVLP in the community by performing community outreach, working with the legal community and local social service providers

Our team is collegial, supportive, and committed to providing top-quality legal services to indigent, vulnerable San Diegans. No billable hours requirement.

Minimum qualifications include admission to practice law in California, at least five years of family law experience, a commitment to SDVLP’s mission of connecting indigent clients with pro bono attorneys, excellent mentorship skills, and excellent communication skills. Bilingual (Spanish) oral and written communication skills is preferred. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required unless a legal exemption applies. Salary range is $85,000 - $95,000 DOE. Medical, dental, vision, 401(K), and sick, annual leave, and holiday pay provided. SDVLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to . No phone calls please.

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