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Maryland Part-Time Attorney Position

Publicado por
Amara Legal Center
|
Baltimore, MD
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 19 días

The Amara Legal Center is a nonprofit legal services organization dedicated to providing free legal services to individuals whose rights have been violated while involved in commercial sex. To learn more about the Amara Legal Center’s mission and work, please visit www.amaralegal.org.   

Amara seeks a part-time Maryland attorney to provide legal representation to survivors of sex trafficking and to sex workers. This is a temporary position offered on a contract basis. The position is supervised by the Interim Executive Director. 


Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of the Maryland Bar 
  • At least one to two years of litigation experience  
  • Strong interest regarding domestic sex trafficking, sex workers’ rights, and sexual assault within the legal system
  • Strong commitment to social justice and public interest
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Must be eligible to work for any employer in the United States
  • Ability to work on a part-time basis, 15 hours per week

 

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with teams
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle to attend meetings and court hearings that are not accessible by public transportation
  • Demonstrated experience, knowledge, or interest in working with low-income individuals and survivors of trauma
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, successfully manage time, and prioritize workload
  • Prior management or supervisory experience 
  • Experience using case management software


Role/Responsibilities:

  • Independently provide legal advice, advocacy, and representation on civil and criminal cases in Maryland state courts, including, but not limited to: criminal record expungement, civil protection orders, child custody, divorce, name changes, criminal defense, and victim-witness advocacy
  • Supervise pro bono attorneys and legal interns as necessary  

Compensation is negotiable 

The Amara Legal Center is a nonprofit legal services organization dedicated to providing free legal services to individuals whose rights have been violated while involved in commercial sex. To learn more about the Amara Legal Center’s…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Parcial
  • Educación
    Judicatura
  • Nivel de Experiencia
    Intermedio

Ubicación

A distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Baltimore, MD
Ubicación Asociada
Baltimore, MD, USA

Cómo aplicar

Submit a cover letter, three references, and your resume to recruiting@amaralegal.org. We will review resumes and schedule interviews on a rolling basis. Applications that are incomplete will not be reviewed. References will not be contacted until the final phase of the hiring process.

Submit a cover letter, three references, and your resume to recruiting@amaralegal.org. We will review resumes and schedule interviews on a rolling basis. Applications that are…

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