The LMU Loyola Law School Rights in Systems Enforced Clinic (LLSRISE Clinic) is a new addition to LLS's robust clinical programs, made possible through a grant from the Office of Victims of Crime. The LLSRISE Clinic will be housed under the umbrella of the Loyola Social Justice Law Clinic (LSJLC), an impressive aggregation of LLS's full-time clinics including: the Center for Juvenile Law and Policy (CJLP), which includes the Juvenile Justice Clinic (JJC), the Juvenile Innocence and Fair Sentencing Clinic (JIFS), and the Youth Justice Education Clinic (YJEC); the Loyola Project for the Innocent (LPI); the Ninth Circuit Appellate Clinic; the Post-Conviction Relief Clinic; the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic (LIJC); the International Genocide Justice Clinic; and the Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution. The LLSRISE Clinic will provide direct legal representation to crime victims, in particular, victims of violent crimes caught up in the criminal and/or immigration enforcement systems, with a focus on youth, those with disabilities, the LGBTQ population, homeless individuals, and immigrants. The LLSRISE Clinic will also conduct trainings with relevant stakeholders including law enforcement agencies, pro bono firms, social service providers and community-based organizations to encourage a holistic understanding of the victims' rights legal framework.
Typically, a Masters of Social Work, Bachelor's degree, or AD in social work.
A minimum of two years' experience as a case manager for victims of violence and trauma. Prior work experience in the public interest sector and/or community-based service provider.
Some experience as a legal assistant preferred but not required.
Strong technology and software skills including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, internet searches, legal research, etc.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and strong attention to detail.
Strong organization and communication skills.
Fluency in Spanish
Competence in and dedication to working with others of diverse cultural, geographic and economic backgrounds, including individuals with criminal history and history of severe trauma.
Commitment to survivor rights work and LLS's social justice mission.
Ability to work collaboratively and handle multiple demands in a busy work environment.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.