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Staff Attorney 
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Location:
United StatesEighth Ave, CA, 92101
Category:
Legal/Paralegal
Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Staff Attorney

The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) is a

statewide organization representing the professional interests of more than

32,000 mental health professionals in California. CAMFT has a staff of 19

people.



CAMFT is looking for a Staff Attorney to provide the membership with up-to-date

legal and ethical information through answering daily member calls, writing

articles for The Therapist, and presenting legal and ethical workshops. The

Staff Attorney conducts research and completes ad hoc assignments, as assigned.



Staff_Attorney_I_Duties_and_Responsibilities:

* Answer member phone calls about common legal and ethical issues

pertaining to the day-to-day practice of mental health professionals. The

staff attorney would be expected to provide information about statutes,

regulations, and ethical codes relevant to members legal and ethical

questions. The attorney would typically handle 30+ calls a day while

completing assignments given by the Managing Director of Legal Affairs;

* Create and present legal and ethical workshops (ranging from 2-6 hours)

to the membership, schools, and CAMFT Chapters throughout California on

topics related to the profession;

* Write legal and ethical articles forThe Therapist related to the

profession;

* Create and record legal and ethical webinars (ranging from 1-6 hours) for

CAMFT s On-Demand Learning Library;

* Conduct legal research;

* Attend staff meetings and staff retreats;

* Complete ad hoc projects, as assigned.



Required_Skills_and_Qualifications:

* Juris Doctor;

* Must be a California-licensed attorney in good standing;

* Minimum 3+ years of experience as licensed attorney;

* Strong presentation skills;

* Strong writing and research skills;

* Excellent organizational and time-management skills;

* Good demeanor, confident, courteous and patient when communicating with

CAMFT members or professional contacts;

* Self-motivated, punctual, and reliable;

* Travel throughout California approximately 15%.

* Licensed attorneys with professional mental health background are

encouraged to apply.

* Licensed attorneys/LMFTs are strongly encouraged to apply.



The work day is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Salary_Range_(Staff_Attorney_I): $60,000 - $90,000, DOE. We offer an excelle

benefits package including vacation; 401k; medical, dental, vision plans; and

more.

Internal_Relationship: Report to the Managing Director of Legal

Affairs. Frequent contactwith all staff.

External_Relationship: Frequent communication and contact with individual

Association members.



TO BE CONSIDERED, INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST FORWARD COVER_LETTER_WITH_SALARY

EXPECTATIONS_AND_RESUMETO ANN TRAN-LIEN AT .



CAMFT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified

applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,

color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national

origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic

protected by applicable federal, state or local law.