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Assistant Legal Director

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Cambridge, MA

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jul 05,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Assistant Legal Director The candidate: Reporting to the Legal Director, will assist in supervising and coordinating the operations of the agency’s legal program. Will: Provide legal assistance, including advice, brief service, legal representation, case consultation, in‐depth intake, and referrals to eligible clients who are victims of crime in family law, immigration, housing, and disability cases. Case handling in multiple areas of law. Recruit, train, supervise, and support volunteer lawyers. Collaborate with community‐based social services and other legal services programs. Conduct community outreach to agencies serving victims of crime, including agencies that serve ethnically diverse populations. Ensure that clients are aware of available services including victim compensation. Collect required data and assist with the preparation of grant reports as needed. Assist in supervision and evaluation of legal program staff. Work with Deputy Director in developing new avenues utilizing technology for volunteer involvement, case oversight, and other Legal Program management. Coordinate with Counseling Program on ongoing and new ways to augment interdisciplinary collaboration, including case management services.

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