Staff Attorney - CINA-RGRO


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $53,491.00
Maximum: $82,345.00

Published:

04/09/2018

Address

500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore
Maryland
21202
United States

Description

STAFF ATTORNEY CHILD ADVOCACY UNIT

Apply online with an updated résumé and cover letter to Joan Little, Chief Attorney, at https://www.mdlab.org/careers/

or copy this URL https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&jobId=221438&lang=en_US&source=CC4&ccId=1997542647_11688 or click here.

The Baltimore City Child Advocacy Unit of Maryland Legal Aid announces a full-time staff attorney position for qualified applicants. 

Duties: Handle all functions related to case work from initial intake through representation of clients before all relevant agencies, courts, etc. Staff attorneys may be expected to work with other attorneys, law graduates, legal assistants/paralegals, social workers, and students on cases or projects. Maintain case files in accordance with Bureau standards. Tasks assigned to staff attorneys may include any or all but are not limited to the following:

  1. Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate.
  2. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients.
  3. Conduct factual investigation and analysis, and legal research.
  4. Advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients about their options.
  5. Prepare pleadings, including but not limited to, complaints, answers, memoranda of law, briefs, etc.
  6. Develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.
  7. Prepare cases and represent clients in negotiations, hearings, trials and appeals.
  8. Work with various community groups and accept speaking engagements as assigned by supervisor.
  9. Continue professional development and education through attendance at Bureau sponsored training and other programs.
  10. Perform other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position. 

Qualifications: Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, or admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission in the State of Maryland. Out-of-State attorneys must be able and available to take next scheduled bar exam following date of employment. Spanish language proficiency desirable. 

Apply online with an updated résumé and cover letter to Joan Little, Chief Attorney, at https://www.mdlab.org/careers/

or copy this URL https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&jobId=221438&lang=en_US&source=CC4&ccId=1997542647_11688 or click here.

Benefits

Group Health, Life, Dental, 401(k)

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language proficiency desirable

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply


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