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Part-Time Staff Attorney Position

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SeniorLAW Center
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Philadelphia, PA

SeniorLAW Center


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Published 18 days ago

February 1, 2021
January 31, 2021

SeniorLAW Center is seeking candidates to submit their documents as required for interest in the Pursuing Justice for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Project Part-Time Staff Attorney Position. The goal of this federally funded state-wide initiative is to enhance legal assistance for older adults raising young children when birth parents cannot, especially considering today’s opioid crisis. The project is particularly focused on aging adults who would not otherwise have access to legal assistance or resources due to a variety of reasons, such as, economic, geographic, or language barriers. While the initial focus will be on custody and family law matters, the project further aims to offer a holistic approach to meet a variety client needs. Therefore, the project will also address matters of basic human need affecting these intergenerational families which represent a host of practice areas, including, housing, financial stability, life planning, health care, and family violence.

We seek a part-time (20-24 hours/week) staff attorney. The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of legal experience, but recent graduates are welcome to apply. Familiarity with custody matters, especially dependency proceedings, is preferred. The candidate should possess an interest, ability and appropriate attitude to deal with the unique challenges of working with older adults. The candidate must possess great interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written communication abilities; excellent organizational and database skills; experience managing case loads, the ability to be a team player, and to meet deadlines. Preference will be given to those demonstrating a commitment to pro bono work, law and aging and/or legal services for low-income communities.

The position is based in our Center City office location; however, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we are working remotely at this time.

SeniorLAW Center is seeking candidates to submit their documents as required for interest in the Pursuing Justice for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Project Part-Time Staff Attorney Position. The goal of this federally funded…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Benefits are based on hours worked per week.

Benefits are based on hours worked per week.

Level of Language Proficiency

We seek a part-time (20-24 hours/week) staff attorney. Ideal candidate would have at least 2

years of legal experience, but recent graduates are welcome to apply. Familiarity with custody

matters, especially dependency proceedings, is preferred. The candidate should possess an

interest, ability, and appropriate attitude to deal with the unique challenges of working with older

adults. The candidate must possess great interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and

written communication abilities; excellent organizational and database skills; the ability to be a

team player, and to meet deadlines. Preference will be given to those demonstrating a

commitment to pro bono work, law and aging and/or legal services for low-income communities.

The position is based in our Center City office location; however, due to the pandemic, we are

working remotely at this time.

We seek a part-time (20-24 hours/week) staff attorney. Ideal candidate would have at least 2

years of legal experience, but recent graduates are welcome to apply. Familiarity with…

Location

1500 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1501, Philadelphia, PA 19102

How to Apply

All applications should include your cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references, as well as salary requirements.

PLEASE SEND TO ATTENTION OF DANA N. GOLDBERG, ESQ., LEGAL DIRECTOR EMPLOYMENT@SENIORLAWCENTER.ORG

All applications should include your cover letter, resume, and at least three (3) professional references, as well as salary requirements.

PLEASE SEND TO ATTENTION OF DANA N. GOLDBERG…

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