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Organization TypePublic Interest
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Staff Attorney Duties: Responsible for providing legal assistance, education and advocacy on behalf of eligible clients of the program. Staff Attorneys are also expected to be a part of the organization’s efforts to be a partner in the Pennsylvania Legal Services community. Will focus on communities in Counties. Provide high quality legal assistance to clients; Maintain a caseload commensurate with abilities and caseload difficulty; Comply with all applicable regulations, policies and grant requirements; Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and regularly seek out information relating to changes to the relevant areas of law; Develop and maintain good relationships with the client community, state and local bar groups and other community groups; Ensure that all applicable client files, data and reports are accurate, complete, and timely; Accurately track all time and data as required; Demonstrate dependability through good attendance, adherence to timelines and schedules, and regular communication with supervisor; Embrace and support overall mission, standards, policies and procedures, and confidentiality guidelines.
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree; Bar membership in any state and ability to join the PA Bar if hired. Excellent Spanish language skills are required, other language skills are helpful and welcomed; Knowledge of immigration, consumer and/or landlord/tenant laws; Good interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people; Excellent organization and time management skills; Self-motivated, and able to work both collaboratively and independently; Previous experience with farmworker and/or immigrant and migrant communities strongly preferred; Ability to work appropriately with clients who have experienced trauma. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Spanish and English; Strong organizational and time management skills; Excellent legal research, analytical and problem-solving skills; Demonstrated resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in development and completion of projects; Able and willing to continue professional development.
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