Job Details

Staff Attorney – Reno Office

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 01, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 15, 2021

Posted on

Jul 11, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 50000 to 80000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Reno, NV, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Represent clients before administrative agencies and in courts across Nevada with a variety of legal issues including eviction defense, subsidized housing terminations, unemployment benefit denials, SNAP, TANF and Medicaid denials and terminations, criminal and eviction record sealing, and other matters. Provide counsel and advice on a variety of topics and assist our pro bono programs providing services in other areas of law. Conduct outreach and educational seminars relevant to our client communities and develop appropriate relationships with service providers and community partners. Travel across northern Nevada to appear in court, meet with clients or conduct community outreach and education. Overnight stays may be required. Participate in strategy discussions, collaborate with team members, assist other advocates, and help establish new and relevant programs to assist our clients and client communities. Follow all requirements of the personnel and case management manuals regarding timely completion of timesheets, mileage reimbursements, and other administratively required documents as well as maintaining cases in accordance with our case handling standards.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree from ABA accredited law school. Should be licensed to practice in Nevada or in another state and eligible for admission pursuant to Supreme Court Rule 49.1. Recent graduates will be considered but continued employment will be contingent on passing the bar examination. Must have an interest and passion for helping low-income Nevadans, demonstrate cultural sensitively and have an ability to work with diverse cultures. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team. Excellent communication skills and experience addressing a variety of audiences. Ability to work independently, handle changes or unexpected events, and establish cordial working relationships with court and administrative personnel, coworkers, service providers, and clients. Excellent oral and written advocacy, analytical and organizational skills. Capability to work with low-income clients from diverse backgrounds, including clients with physical and mental disabilities and clients with limited English proficiency.

Company info

Nevada Legal Services, Inc.
650 Tahoe Street
Reno, NV 89509-1654
Phone: 775-284-3491
Fax: 775-284-3497

   

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