Employment Opportunities at LACBA

The Los Angeles County Bar Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefit package. The Human Resources Department will list on this page vacancies in all departments of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Unless otherwise indicated, resumes may be mailed to employment@lacba.org.


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TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST

Position Overview

The Technical Support Analyst will play a key role as a part of the Information Technology team. They will be responsible for supporting LACBA's employees and business initiatives.

We’re looking for someone with a strong work ethic and a genuine love for computer science. Someone who is focused on root cause analysis, providing proactive support, monitoring, and is committed to providing real solutions. This is a dynamic role that takes ownership of IT issues. You will be providing support for workstations, software, internal company networks, servers, cloud-based resources, and all other assets that fall into the category of technology.

Analysts in this position are expected to be proactive, diligent, and have a hunger to learn and progress in their career.

Responsibilities

  • Provide on-site technical support at LACBA HQ and on occasion, various other satellite offices and courts around Downtown Los Angeles
  • Work with support and engineering teams on IT issues and escalations
  • Manage and track assets of inventory
  • Address questions regarding the use of computer software or hardware
  • Provide remote support
  • Proactively monitor, diagnose and respond to critical support tasks
  • Assist in the management of email distribution lists and Active Directory accounts
  • Assist with onboarding and offboarding of employees and contractors including user, workstation, and phone set-up
  • Provide internal technical training to new employees and contractors during the onboarding phase
  • Support internal technical operations and projects as requested by the manager
  • Research technical support issues
  • Onsite/Remote workstation imaging, application installation and configuration support
  • On-call rotation for supporting critical network access support (i.e., login or VPN problems)
  • Ongoing education of supported tools and software.
  • Support IT related activities
  • Support information security team initiatives and compliance activities
  • Research, manage, and report on status for specific IT/Technology projects and tools, as determined by manager
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to understand needs and support the business and employees

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Science/Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in technical support/services-related role or customer-facing position is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of Microsoft technology networking and administration experience.
  • Knowledge of maintenance practices/routines on network elements
  • Working knowledge of various networking technologies and protocols including but not limited to the following: security technologies, such as VPNs and Firewalls, active directory, web servers, multifactor authentication, antivirus
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience using issue tracking software like Zendesk or similar.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server and Workstation operating system
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as HTTP, SSL, DNS as well as the ability to use diagnostic tools such as log analysis, traceroute, ping
  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure
  • Strong sense of work ethic, ownership, urgency, and commitment
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work independently on assignments and with teams
  • Valid driver's license and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

How to Apply:

Email a cover lettter and resume to employment@lacba.org subject line: “TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST.” Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. We will consider applications from qualified individuals until the position is filled.

Date Issued/Revised:
January 12, 2022


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MEETING EVENTS SPECIALIST

Under the direction of the Director of Events, Multimedia & CLE (Continuing Legal Education), this position serves as the liaison for multiple internal client groups within the Los Angeles County Bar Association, with primary responsibility for the budgeting, planning, logistics and management of a high volume of programs and events for those client groups.

This position has three general areas of responsibility:

  • Acts as primary staff liaison to multiple internal client groups (such as Sections, Committees, other volunteer groups, or other Association Projects), including planning and oversight of most group events and other activities.
  • Acts as project manager for one or more of the general association’s large-scale annual programs and events, including budget responsibility.
  • Acts as an integrated team member in the Events, Multimedia, and CLE Department, with consistent and successful participation in meeting departmental goals and procedures.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all creative and operational aspects of event development and production, including goals, objectives, and outcomes
  • Create, manage and be accountable for event budgets and exhibit sound fiscal judgment.
  • Monitors other (non-event related) expenditures and financial operations for the assigned groups or projects to ensure compliance with the Association policies and guidelines.
  • Prepares production schedules and timetables for programs and events.
  • Works cooperatively with volunteers and other Association staff to plan, organize and support programs and events, including on-site support, as needed.
  • Develops, produces and implements event marketing strategies and marketing collateral -- i.e., brochures, e-bursts, ads, etc.
  • Under supervision of department’s operations manager, negotiates with outside vendors for hotel services, catering services, and audio-visual services.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • BA or BS degree is strongly preferred. Equivalent experience in event planning and/or project management may be considered.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in Event Production or Event Marketing.
  • Strong interpersonal, and communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.
  • Consistently diplomatic, professional, and solution-focused
  • Service oriented, with strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Candidate must be computer literate, able to successfully handle multiple priorities, and have experience managing project budgets.
  • Demonstrated skills in organization, analysis and problem solving.
  • Must be able to work some weekends, evenings, and holidays
  • Meeting and event specialists must have the ability to travel to off-site locations for program staffing -- i.e., car.

 

How to Apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to Opportunities@lacba.org with the subject line: “MEETING EVENTS SPECIALIST”. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. We will consider applications from qualified individuals until the position is filled.

Date Issued/Revised:
January 12, 2022


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PROJECT ATTORNEY- (Part-Time)

The Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) has an exciting part-time opportunity for an experienced attorney to help manage and develop an innovative homelessness prevention dispute resolution pro bono project to serve disabled low-income veterans and service members.

The Project’s goal is to provide tenant stabilization to vulnerable disabled veterans by resolving housing disputes before they spiral out of control and lead to possible eviction.   HPAP is designed to preserve housing and advocate for disability related access issues by quickly deploying trained legal advocates to utilize dispute resolution skills to assist disabled veterans and service members. This is NOT an eviction defense program

This position is funded by a three-year grant.  Additional funds are being sought to expand the position to full-time.

The Project Attorney will be responsible for assisting the Directing Attorney in coordinating all aspects of this exciting new program  with strong organizational, writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills required. he position, under the direction of LACBA Counsel for Justice’s General Counsel and Directing Attorney, will work to develop program materials including presentations, client handouts and advocate manuals, train pro bono attorneys for the targeted legal service areas, deliver workshops to veterans, as well as collaborate with other legal service providers in the community to help coordinate services for other unmet veteran and service member needs.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The candidate will maintain expertise on a range of housing issues affecting low-income veterans with a particular focus on disability related issues including state and federal Fair housing laws; provide outreach and education to tenants and veteran focused community providers; further develop pro bono training materials and lead volunteer training efforts; work with community providers to screen eligible clients for pro bono placement; and provide mentoring support to pro bono attorneys.

Position responsibilities include knowledge of poverty law issues with an emphasis on legal challenges affecting veterans’ employment; direct client counseling and interviewing; supervision of pro bono attorneys and volunteer law students; resource development including conducting legal trainings. The Project Attorney will also be expected to provide leadership and knowledge of legal issues that most affect veterans and work with the Directing Attorney to innovate practices to improve productivity, promote project volunteerism, improve business and legal practices, and to work closely with LACBA members, sections, and committees whose expertise relates to the needs of the veteran community.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Maintain written policies and procedures to implement pro bono program that addresses targeted legal areas;
  2. Maintain substantive training materials to recruit and train pro bono attorneys for the targeted legal areas;
  3. Create and maintain substantive self-help workshop and collateral materials to assist veterans in understanding the legal issue and the steps necessary to resolve;
  4. Conduct client interviews for screening individual needs;
  5. Assign pro bono cases, maintain relationships with both clients and volunteers, track outcomes and prepare statistical and other reports;
  6. Supervise and coordinate activities of attorneys and volunteer law students at workshop/clinics;
  7. As instructed by the LACBA General Counsel or Directing Attorney, research legal service areas for future development and expansion of services;
  8. Provide analysis of fair housing and other landlord/tenant issues including  reasonable accommodations and modifications;
  9. Review lease documents;
  10. Provide fair housing and other tenant rights trainings (live trainings and/or webinars, depending on COVID conditions) for veterans and service providers;
  11. Support outreach and client recruitment efforts through collaborations with social service agencies that serve veterans as well as legal service programs, particularly those whose practice and expertise fall outside of the Project's targeted areas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Experience and Education:

  • JD degree from an ABA accredited school.
  • At least three years of experience as a practicing attorney and a member in good standing of the State Bar of California. Housing experience required.
  • Demonstrated success in public speaking, in particular conducting MCLE trainings.
  • Supervisory experience, especially recruiting, supervising and motivating volunteers.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public interest work with experience providing outreach, legal education and advocacy to low-income communities, and/or veterans.
  • Administration & Management: Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business and nonprofit organizational planning, pro bono coordination and execution including strategic planning, resource allocation, community collaboration and legal service delivery models.
  • CLE Training: Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques for pro bono recruitment of attorneys to serve low-income populations including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group and individual teaching techniques.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of landlord-tenant law.
  • Knowledge of legal issues related to poverty and/or veterans
  • Dispute resolution experience.
  • Experience working with veterans, disabled or homeless individuals or those experiencing a crisis.
  • Experience working in a non-profit legal service organization, or other non-profit.

Additional Helpful Experience:

  • Service in the US Military, Reserve, National Guard, or JAG corps.
  • Member in good standing of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims; Accredited by the Office of General Counsel for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Compensation:

This is a part-time position with flexible hours – up to 80 hours per month – at a rate of $40-$44 per hour.

How to Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and two professional references to employment@lacba.org subject line: “PROJECT ATTORNEY.”  Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. We will consider applications from qualified individuals until the position is filled.

Date Issued/Revised:
December 8, 2021



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