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Staff Attorney - MCLA - Family Law Help Center (2053)

Posted by
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc.
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Baltimore, MD
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Published 17 days ago

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

The Maryland Center for Legal Assistance (MCLA) announces an immediate opening for a full-time Staff Attorney position at the Family Law Help Center in Annapolis, MD. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to handle a broad range of duties in a timely manner. Please find below a summary of the job description.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with Family Law cases before the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, including Divorce, Custody, Child Support, and Domestic Violence/Peace Orders. 
  • Assist self-represented litigants in drafting their pleadings and motions, preparing for trial, completing court forms, and understanding court documents and the law.    
  • Provide referrals to appropriate legal service organizations, agencies, and lawyer referral services wherever appropriate. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position.

 

 Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland. 
  • One-year or more civil litigation experience, clinical or clerkship experience will be considered.
  • Strong customer service skills including ability to empathize and assist people who are distressed.
  • Ability to communicate complex legal concepts in simple terms.
  • Ability to conduct rapid legal research. 
  • Fluency in Spanish and American Sign Language strongly preferred.

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

The Maryland Center for Legal Assistance (MCLA) announces an immediate opening for a full-time Staff Attorney position at the Family Law Help Center in Annapolis, MD…

Details at a Glance

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

Location

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On-site
500 E. Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, United States

How to Apply

Maryland Center for Legal Assistance is committed to equity, justice and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland Center for Legal Assistance 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.


Apply for Staff Attorney using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=442824&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Maryland Center for Legal Assistance is committed to equity, justice and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland Center for Legal Assistance seeks to hire…

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