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Staff Attorney

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 07,2016
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Staff Attorney The candidate will provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence focusing on youth and young adults (under 24 years old) across a range of issues, including protection from abuse, child custody, support and any related matter of legal significance. Will include but are not limited to the following range of services: litigating cases originating as domestic violence matters; conducting client interviews, making court appearances, representing clients in trials, and performing all necessary legal work; providing outreach and training to local colleges and universities; participating in program evaluation and planning to ensure that the Legal Center is improving the legal system’s response to battered women; and providing functional supervision of Legal Center staff and interns working on assigned cases. Should have JD degree, with a current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Experience with legal representation to victims of domestic violence is preferred. Familiarity with the court system in regard to domestic violence issues is strongly preferred. Bilingualism, Spanish/English is strongly preferred.

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