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Staff Attorney - Anne Arundel Howard County Office - (2047)

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Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
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Baltimore, MD
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Published 14 days ago

**A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION**

Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) announces a general practice staff attorney position in the Anne Arundel/Howard County office located in Annapolis, Maryland. This position handles all functions related to casework, from initial intake through representation of clients in all relevant courts and proceedings. Staff attorneys may be expected to work with other attorneys, law graduates, law clerks, legal assistants, paralegals, social workers, and students on cases or projects. They must maintain all case files in accordance with MLA standards. They will participate in community outreach and education, which will include collaborations with other attorneys at community outreach sites with the goal of identifying clients who need representation in court. Tasks assigned to staff attorneys may include any or all of but are not necessarily limited to the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate.
  • Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients.
  • Conduct factual investigation and analysis as well as legal research.
  • Advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients regarding their options.
  • Draft pleadings to include complaints, answers, and counter-complaints, etc.
  • Draft memoranda of law, briefs, etc.
  • Develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.
  • Prepare cases and represent clients during negotiations and in hearings, trials, and appeals.
  • Work with various community groups and accept speaking engagements as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Continue professional development and education through attendance at Legal Aid sponsored training and other programs.
  • Maintain case records for clients in the LegalServer case management system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position.


**A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION**

Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) announces a general practice staff attorney position in the Anne Arundel/Howard County office located in Annapolis, Maryland. This position handles…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 30, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2022
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
USD $57,900 - USD $92,060
/ year

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
500 E. Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, United States

How to Apply

Maryland Legal Aid is committed to equity, justice and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, MLA seeks to hire employees from diverse backgrounds and perspectives that are reflective of the communities we serve, including people with disabilities, people of color, women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

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Maryland Legal Aid is committed to equity, justice and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, MLA seeks to hire employees from diverse backgrounds and perspectives that are…

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