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Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Services of New Jersey.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Jersey City, NJ

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018
Practice Area
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Staff Attorney The candidate will provide legal representation for elderly victims of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Project focuses on the mistreatment of older adults through economic exploitation and neglect. Specific legal matters to be addressed include identity theft, financial exploitation, obtaining restitution, fraud and scams, adult protective orders, conservatorships, powers of attorney, and spousal support. Legal services includes representation at trials and at administrative agency hearings; appeals; negotiation of settlements; and counsel and advice. Develop and deliver community legal education workshops for clients. Provide a full array of free legal services in civil matters, including legal representation, advocacy, advice, community legal education, and other legal services. Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and negotiation skills. Bilingual skills are preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Services of New Jersey.
574 Summit Avenue
3rd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306-2797

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