Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

$40,000/year

Location

Akron, OH

Date Last Verified

Nov 15,2017

Posted on

Sep 08,2017
Practice Area
Education >> Education
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Staff Attorney The candidate provides comprehensive, high quality legal services to eligible clients in civil cases in accordance with organizational policies and the Rules of Professional Conduct. Creates an effective and efficient office environment to support the provision of high quality legal services. Establishes and maintains effective working relations with client groups, community organizations and the state justice community. Pursues and maintains personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of others who serve clients and the client community. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be admitted to the practice of law in Ohio or took the Ohio Bar Exam in July 2017 and awaiting results. Experience in education law is highly desirable as is a basic understanding of housing, family, public benefits, consumer, bankruptcy and tax law. Should have demonstrated interest in and sensitivity to the legal needs of the poor as well as motivation to improve the condition of the poor. Strong working knowledge of legal research tools and MS Office; and high comfort learning and using other software or technology utilized by the firm needed. MPH or experience in health policy is desirable. Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.

Additional info

Position #: 1705. Send cover letter, resume, references and writing sample.

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