Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Health Law Advocates, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Staff Attorney
Responsibilities: Meeting with clients. Conducting legal research and writing. Analyzing education, medical and court records. Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with staff of the host Family Resource Center operated by Enlace de Familias. Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with state agencies, such as: DCF, DMH, DYS, as well as other stakeholders in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Managing case files. Promoting for Kids in the community. Participating in program evaluation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. 4+ years of relevant work experience. Excellent communication skills, including oral advocacy and writing skills. A strong understanding of the juvenile court. A strong understanding of children’s mental health systems. Strong advocacy skills. Other Preferred Qualifications: Track record of effectively collaborating with government and community-based service agencies. Demonstrated cultural competence. Proven ability to handle a substantial caseload. Knowledge of the communities served by the Holyoke Family Resource Center. Bilingual skills (English and Spanish).

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Health Law Advocates, Inc.
30 Winter Street
Suite 1004
Boston, MA 02108

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