Job Details

Staff Attorney – Private Attorney Involvement

Company name

Lakeshore Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Detroit, MI

Date Last Verified

Mar 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 09,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney – Private Attorney Involvement The candidate will coordinate an existing pro bono program obtaining expungements for clients with low income. The attorney in this position will work with the City of Detroit and numerous other community partners to identify qualified clients, process cases, and recruit and support pro bono attorneys. Provide high quality legal assistance to clients in accordance with LLA’s Advocacy Manual and Rules of Professional Conduct. Oversee the processing of a high volume of expungement cases. Recruit pro bono attorneys to provide representation in expungement cases. Provide substantive support to pro bono attorneys. Maintain working knowledge of Michigan’s expungement statute and related legal issues. Identify, develop, and implement strategies to better serve clients needing expungement services. Participate in client outreach and community organizations. Ensure compliance with funding requirements. Other duties as assigned. Should have Juris Doctor. Admission to Michigan Bar (or ability to be admitted through reciprocity) is needed. Must have demonstrated commitment to public interest or pro bono work. Should have excellent writing and oral communication skills. Prior experience with community agencies or legal entities in Detroit preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lakeshore Legal Aid
2026 Lawndale
Detroit, MI 48209

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