The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc. (PBRC) is seeking applicants for a two-year, full-time attorney position as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in Courtroom Advocacy Project’s (CAP) Housing Justice Program. CAP is an innovative, highly effective pro bono program providing day-of-court, limited scope representation to tenants in district court with the support of staff and volunteer attorneys. The ideal candidate for this position thrives in a fast-paced, sometimes varying work environment, enjoys representing tenants in court multiple times per week, and is a cooperative, reliable team-player and self-starter. Applicants should be passionate about advocating for the rights of low-income tenants and enthusiastic about the opportunity to develop an expertise in limited scope, day-of-court legal triage and representation in district court.
PBRC has been selected by Equal Justice Works as an implementing partner of Equal Justice Works’ Housing Justice Program. Equal Justice Works is the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law. As a Fellow, you will develop experience and skills to be a leader in social justice while promoting tenant protections and working directly with households experiencing housing instability. As a cohort, Fellows are expected to actively participate in peer-to-peer learning and required trainings delivered by Equal Justice Works and training partners throughout the year. In addition, Fellows will attend Equal Justice Works’ Leadership Development Training in October 2022 and 2023.
The selected Fellow will be employed by PBRC to fulfill all fellowship duties at the local level, reporting to PBRC for day-to-day supervision, mentoring and performance evaluation. Please note all Fellows are expected to fulfill the complete duration of the Fellowship and will be required to sign a Fellowship Agreement with Equal Justice Works.
This is full-time exempt position. The Equal Justice Works Housing Justice Program attorney will receive a competitive salary, dependent on experience, and an excellent benefits package including paid health insurance and employer-matched 401k plan.
Equal Justice Works Fellows are part of a network of over 2,500 current and former Fellows dedicated to improving access to equal justice for all. As a member of the network, each Fellow has access to:
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The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Inc. (PBRC) is seeking applicants for a two-year, full-time attorney position as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in Courtroom Advocacy Project’s (CAP) Housing Justice Program. CAP is an innovative, highly…
Interested candidates should send, via email, 1) a cover letter describing interest and qualifications for the position, 2) a resume, 3) a short writing sample (no more than five pages), and 4) the names and contact information for three professional references to Katherine Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “CAP EJW Fellow - Last Name, First Name”
Interested candidates should send, via email, 1) a cover letter describing interest and qualifications for the position, 2) a resume, 3) a short writing sample (no more than five pages…