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Staff Attorney

Company name

Lone Star Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Location

Bryan, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. They interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for clients and the client community. May supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Handle a case load, major litigation, attend evening legal clinics, and participate in community education.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have strong legal writing and oral communication skills. Should have demonstrated client service orientation. Must be skilled in interviewing, assessment, problem solving and negotiation. Should have strong ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly. Must have demonstrated ability to aggressively pursue the rights of the client community. Bilingual (Spanish & English) speaking/writing skills preferred. Must be able to gather evidence, conduct civil lawsuits, draft legal documents, and advise clients about their legal rights. Must also be able to interview clients and witnesses, as well as handle other details in preparation for client legal representation. Graduate of an accredited Law School is required. Should be licensed to practice in Texas or qualify for reciprocity. Prior legal services or public interest experience preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lone Star Legal Aid
219 Main
Suite 509
Bryan, TX 77803

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