Staff Attorney


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $45,000.00
Maximum: $55,000.00

Published:

05/08/2018

Start Date:

06/01/2018

Application Deadline:

05/08/2018

Address

321 EAST 25TH STREET
321 East 25th Street
BALTIMORE
Maryland
21218
United States

Description

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center

321 East 25th Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

(410)366-8550


Job Description and Announcement

Staff Attorney

 

Company Overview: The mission of St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is to create and preserve equal housing opportunities for low and moderate-income people, primarily in Baltimore City, and to encourage and support strong and diverse neighborhoods. St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center is seeking a dynamic attorney to join the Legal Department.

 

Job Summary: This position will provide legal services to eligible clients ranging from brief advice to representation. The services will be related to legal issues impacting the preservation of stable housing, including foreclosure, landlord-tenant issues, tax sales, title issues, and related real estate matters.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide legal advice and direct representation to eligible clients
  • Maintain a caseload of housing related legal matters
  • Represent borrowers in foreclosure mediation
  • Represent homeowners and tenants in court proceedings
  • Draft and review legal documents and pleadings
  • Participate in outreach and education events in local communities
  • Foster collaborative relationships with related public interest organizations
  • Serve as a resource to other advocates and housing counselors on foreclosure prevention
  • Performs related duties or responsibilities, as assigned or requested

 

Skills and Abilities:

 

  • J.D. and admission to Maryland bar
  • Minimum of 1 year of legal experience preferred
  • Commitment to organizational mission and to public interest law
  • Knowledge of foreclosure law, landlord-tenant law and related real estate matters strongly preferred
  • Excellent observation, analytical and decision making abilities
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated skill in understanding the legal needs of low income clients
  • Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles
  • High degree of flexibility, capacity for self-management, and attention to detail
  • Computer skills a must.  


Physical Requirements:

 

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.

Benefits

Employee benefits include group insurance (health, dental, vision, life etc.), disability income protection, retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement, sick leave, vacation (paid and non-paid), as well as flexible and alternative work arrangements.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

CATHYP@STAMBROS.ORG

http://stambros.org

Apply: Send resume and letter of interest to:

 Director of Human Resources

               St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Inc.

321 East 25th Street

                                            Baltimore MD 21218 Or via email to: jillj@stambros.org

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Be sure to reference the position name in the subject line and/or cover letter.



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