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Volunteer Attorney Program Supervisor

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Saint Paul, MN

Date Last Verified

Sep 12,2017

Posted on

Aug 19,2017
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Volunteer Attorney Program Supervisor Responsibilities: Working with other attorneys and staff to provide legal assistance to eligible clients residing in thirty-three county service area. Will supervise and coordinate the activities of the VAP staff in all locations by setting goals and priorities through strategic plan in order to bring efficiency to and increase productivity for the VAP. Ensuring that all grant reporting is done accurately and on time and that all clinics around the region for clients are planned and coordinated properly. Community education, volunteer attorney recruitment and active bar participation are also required activities. Coordinate the meetings and activities of the Pro Bono Advisory Committee (PBAC). Show a willingness to accept supervision and other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be a candidate for Bar admission. 3-5 years of general practice and/or experience in doing pro bono work preferred. Non-academic experience working in low income communities, or other activities that demonstrate an interest in working with low income clients, are preferred and will be given great weight. Demonstrated ability to work with persons from different cultural backgrounds is essential. Good communication skills; ability to work constructively with others in a team work setting; good judgment; ability to learn quickly and to work hard, independently, efficiently, and under pressure are required. Computer competence required.

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