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Staff Attorney

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Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 27, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 10, 2021

Posted on

Aug 02, 2021

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Easton, MD, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients. Conduct factual investigation and analysis as well as legal research. Advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients regarding their options. Draft pleadings to include complaints, answers, and counter-complaints, etc. Draft memoranda of law, briefs, etc. Develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients. Prepare cases and represent clients during negotiations and in hearings, trials, and appeals. Work with various community groups and accept speaking engagements as assigned by supervisors and chiefs. Continue professional development and education through attendance at trainings and other programs sponsored by the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau. Act as a liaison between clients and private attorney involvement (PAI) programs. Maintain case records for clients in the LegalServer case management system.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, or admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission in the State of Maryland. 1-3 years of legal experience is required. Excellent writing and communication skills. Strong knowledge of Westlaw Edge or other legal research software. Familiarity with case management software and Office 365. Ability to travel throughout the Eastern Shore region. Spanish language proficiency desirable.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1918

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., (Maryland Legal Aid)
210 Marlboro Rd.
Suite 3
Easton, MD 21601

   

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