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Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Oct 14, 2021

Location

Freehold, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate under the direction of the Managing Attorney, provides the highest quality of legal services to clients in a variety of poverty law matters. Acts as a liaison between firm and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education. Duties & responsibilities: Handle intake interviews; Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues; Participate in group representation, where appropriate; Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups; Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases; Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars; Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients; Work with other staff as an effective member of the team; Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students; Other duties as assigned. Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred. Must be a member of the Bar in any State and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. must have ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

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Brittani Morris
Human Resources Director
Legal Services of New Jersey.
745 Market Street
2nd Floor,
Camden, NJ 08102

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