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ProfileStaff 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. Reports To: Managing Attorney Must be Admitted to the practice of law in Ohio or waiting for July 2017 Bar exam results. Should have excellent legal writing and verbal communications skills. Experience in family law is highly desirable as is a basic understanding of housing, public benefits, consumer, bankruptcy and tax law. Must have demonstrated interest in and sensitivity to the legal needs of the poor as well as motivation to improve the condition of the poor. Should have strong working knowledge of legal research tools and Microsoft Office; and high comfort learning and using other software or technology utilized by the firm. Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.
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