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Attorney The candidate will research law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault needing legal services. Responsible for researching and analyzing law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, and legal codes. Responsible for preparing legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, and contracts, for review, approval, and use by the Vice President of Legal Services. Investigate facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly for domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Responsible for representing clients, participating in court hearings, attempting settlements and taking cases to trial. Responsible for conducting resource referrals, safety planning, and risk assessments with clients. Synthesize complex or diverse information; collects and researches data. Demonstrate attention to detail. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Focus on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality. Provide support and resources to and on behalf of clients. Listen and get clarification; responds well to questions. Write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information. Balance team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit. Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Juris Doctorate degree is required. Licensed to practice in the State of Oklahoma and a member in good standing of the Oklahoma Bar Association is required. Proficient in the use of computers and office systems and equipment including OSCN, Westlaw required. Previous studies or experience in Psychology or social work, preferred. 2+ years experience in client-oriented social services or providing legal services to the under-represented, preferred. Work experience representing immigrant victims and knowledge of additional legal and social services preferred. Knowledge of Oklahoma domestic violence, family and criminal law including superior research skills both traditional and electronic, preferred.
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