Job Details

Public Interest Law Attorney in Saint Paul, MN

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Company name

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Salary

$46,956/year

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Saint Paul, MN

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2017

Posted on

Jun 26,2017

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Hotline Attorney The candidate will serve on the Centralized Intake and Hotline Project. Will work with other attorneys and staff to provide legal assistance to eligible clients residing in thirty-three county service area in southern Minnesota. Position will primarily involve screening telephone applicants for eligibility and determining whether cases fit case priorities. Position will also involve providing brief advice in family law, housing, government benefits, employment and consumer cases, primarily by phone. Some local travel is required. Must be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be a candidate for Bar admission. 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 effectively with battered women and persons from different cultural backgrounds is essential. Must have 2-3 years of general practice or clinical experience in order to provide brief advice to clients.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
1000 Alliance Bank Center
55 E 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55101