Job Details

Outreach Housing Attorney

Company name

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 24,2018

Posted on

Jul 22,2018

Salary

USD 48000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Richmond, VA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Outreach Housing Attorney The candidate will defend clients against evictions that do not comply with the law, work with the judges of the local general district courts to secure a place in the courthouse when the unlawful detainer dockets are heard to be available to tenants who appear to contest these cases on return dates, assist in developing and implementing an eviction diversion program, and work with local housing organizations and others that provide eviction prevention assistance to get referrals of clients. Admission to the Virginia State Bar and experience representing clients in court, are both required. Need written and oral advocacy skills and ability to work independently in fast paced environment. Prior experience in public interest and poverty work is desirable. Must have strong commitment to equal justice.

Additional info

Please submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references.

Company info

Michelle King
Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.
10 Bollingbrook St.
Petersburg, VA 23803