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Project Director

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Public Interest

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Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Baltimore, MD

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2017

Posted on

Jul 25,2017
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Project Director The candidate will be responsible for providing legal information, brief advice and counsel in areas of substantive law within organization's priorities, i.e. housing, consumer, public benefits, and family law. Will provide representation for criminal record expungements, make appropriate referrals for extended representation in other areas of law, and deliver community education presentations. Supervise CLI staff members, including staff attorneys and paralegals, and report to the Director of Advocacy for Training and Pro Bono. Build relationships with grassroots community groups in the communities served to identify needs; where warranted, provide group representation; and raise organization's visibility in the communities served. Be involved in the recruitment and training of pro bono attorneys and other volunteers to assist with the delivery of legal services. Have grant writing responsibilities to continue current project funding, and develop future funding opportunities to grow the CLI. Responsible for supervision of all case representation within the CLI, including case reviews, case closures, and preparation of cases for audits. Should have admission to Maryland Bar or another State Bar and eligibility and willingness to take the first available Maryland Bar examination. Must have 5+ years of legal experience, preferably in the delivery of civil legal services to low-income clients. Should be able to travel statewide. Spanish language proficiency is desirable.

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Requisition ID: 1179. Send cover letter and resume.

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