Legal Director, Legal Service For Children – San Francisco, CA

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Legal Director, Legal Service For Children – San Francisco, CA Our Legal Director oversees all aspects of the organization’s legal program and leads our team of attorneys, paralegals, interns, and volunteers. The Legal Director serves as a member of our Management Team that oversees the organization and works closely with the Clinical Director to support our interdisciplinary model. Specifically, the Legal Director is responsible for: Participating in LSC’s Management Team, assisting in collaborative leadership of the organization and the development of our programs and policies and promoting LSC’s core values of interdisciplinary, inter-practice area, trauma-informed services. Developing protocols for the delivery of legal services and interdisciplinary teamwork, and ensuring the provision of high-quality legal and social work services in tandem with the Clinical Director Coordinating the assignment of case and project work to our legal staff Hiring legal staff, in conjunction with the Executive Director and Management Team Directly managing, supervising and evaluating a significant portion of our attorney staff including supporting in creating roles and goals for each attorney and then preparing quarterly and annual performance evaluations Developing and supporting individual attorneys and attorney teams to meet individual and organizational goals · Continuously evaluating LSC’s policies and procedures and evaluating staff compliance to ensure that the focus is always client centered Coordinating staff training and professional development, in collaboration with the Clinical Director. Developing and maintaining relationships with the courts and legal community Coordinating policy advocacy and ensuring that the legal staff remains abreast of changes in relevant case law, practice, and policy Overseeing strategic litigation, including amicus and appellate matters and individual cases as appropriate Working closely with development and administrative staff to ensure sufficient office systems, timely attorney billing and to monitor billing in a resource conscious organization Working closing with the development staff to sustain organizational revenue by developing project ideas, drafting and reviewing content for reports and proposals, and engaging in funder outreach and relations with government agencies, foundations, law firms, individual donors and other revenue sources Through LSC’s Management Team, ensuring effective management of project teams, monitoring budgets, and tracking deliverables, including data collection and evaluation APPLICATION PROCESS Please send cover letter, resume, one writing sample that you were the significant editor/ writer of and contact information for three references to with “Legal Director” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please address the following: How do you think your personal background or experiences, professional or otherwise, have prepared you to contribute to our commitment to cultural humility and diversity amongst our staff? Feel free to think broadly about your response to this question, applying various aspects of your life and personal experiences. Morgan Lewis Palo Alto – 1400 Page Mill Road Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area

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