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Micronesian Legal Services we have openings for 2 staff attorneys in Micronesia
Pro Bono Net Pro Bono Net, a national nonprofit organization using innovative technology to increase legal assistance for underserved communities, seeks a highly qualified candidate to join our team as the New York Programs Content Strategist. The Content Strategist serves as a resource to Pro Bono Net teams engaged in content design, product management, and project implementation. This full-time position reports to the New York Programs Director and is expected to have knowledge of New York markets and integrate into a New York-based team.
Managing Attorney - McKinney Branch Office
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas Managing attorney to lead a local branch office in NorthWest Texas. The successful candidate should have 5 years of legal experience. Leadership experience and experience with progressive litigation.
Supervising Attorney - Family Law Unit - Dallas Branch Office
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas Supervising attorney to lead the family law unit of the Dallas branch office. Supervising attorney will join the management team consisting of other supervising attorneys and a Branch Manager. The successful candidate should have 5 years of legal experience in family law substantive area. Leadership experience and experience with progressive litigation. See link on LANWT website under the Career tab for a complete job description. .
Supervising Attorney - Community Lawyering Center
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas The Supervising Attorney leads the community lawyering center which is a collaboration with the UNT Dallas College of Law. The Supervising Attorney will lead a small team of legal aid staff and supervise law students in providing civil legal services in the community. The Supervisor will be an adjunct professor and work closely with its experiential learning professors and work with a community partner to meet the advocacy needs of the community .Please see the website under the Career tab for a complete job description. .
Supervisory Attorney - Housing Practice Group
Legal Aid Chicago Legal Aid Chicago seeks a full-time attorney to work as a Supervisory Attorney in our Housing Practice Group (HPG). HPG helps low-income tenants by: Defending tenants – mostly subsidized housing residents -- against unwarranted evictions and representing individuals and families who are facing the termination of their tenant-based rental assistance under the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Ensuring that tenants live in decent, safe, and sanitary housing, free from discrimination and affirmatively furthering fair housing through litigation, negotiation, and advocacy in various venues. Educating tenants about their rights. Representing tenant groups and collaborating with other tenants’ rights advocates, social service agencies, and housing authorities. Identifying and litigating “impact cases.”
Three Rivers Legal Services visit https://www.trls.org/ or www.mielegalaid.org Visit or Email MIE for more information
Homeless Advocacy Project visit haplegal.org or www.mielegalaid.org Visit or Email MIE for more information
Remote Attorney - part time
Kansas Legal Services, Inc. Kansas Legal Services seeks Kansas-licensed (active, inactive, retired or Rule 712A) staff attorney for 20 hour a week position. Attorney will provide advice in a range of legal issues, via telephone, to eligible clients, primarily family law. Work will be remote from attorney’s home with equipment provided by employer. Preference for attorney without other current legal practice, to avoid conflict issues. Spanish bilingual a plus.
Kansas Legal Services, Inc. Kansas Legal Services – Dodge City seeks Kansas-licensed staff attorney for general civil casework focusing on domestic violence victims and immigration in our Dodge City office. Some travel is involved. Spanish bilingual a plus. Paid employee benefits include: health, dental, life, disability, malpractice insurance, bar dues and CLE. Salary DOE.
Staff Attorney - Consumer Rights
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc Legal Services seeks an attorney to work in its Consumer Rights Unit. This Unit provides the full range of legal services to assist homeowners at risk of mortgage foreclosure, and to defend mortgage foreclosure actions, including initiation of Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, loan modifications and rescission actions. The Unit also protects people from unfair financial practices by representing consumers in debt collection defense cases, defending against improper garnishment of wages or bank accounts and representing in cases involving used automobiles with a focus on financing, unfair and deceptive sales practices, warranty and odometer law violations. The attorney will be responsible for a caseload. The attorney's duties include drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, and representing clients in court. This Unit involves significant litigation. However, the attorney will also be required to conduct client intake, conduct home visits, attend community education events, and participate in client outreach. We are seeking an attorney with a commitment to and passion for the rights of low-income clients.
State and Federal litigation experience is required. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
Excellent benefits and salary. EOE. All applications must include resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in working at Legal Services; and writing samples.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Under the direction of the Program Director, the Staff Attorney is responsible for coordinating and providing family law legal assistance, with a focus on serving domestic violence survivors. The SAFE Project focuses on assisting domestic violence survivors with family law matters, as well the indigent and limited-English proficient immigrant community.