Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Lakeshore Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 26,2018

Posted on

Aug 03,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Detroit, MI
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney The candidate will supervise students as they advocate and litigate on behalf of low-income clients in Family law cases. Will be expected to be active in the community through participation in outreach and community organizations. Treat clients, co-workers, students and others with dignity and respect. Provide high quality legal representation to clients in accordance with LLA’s Advocacy Manual and Rules of Professional Conduct. Supervise students’ legal work, including litigation. Identify, develop, and implement advocacy strategies to address systemic legal problems. Provide counselling, advice, and other brief services and referrals. Participate in client outreach and community organizations. Ensure compliance with funding requirements. Must have Juris Doctor. Should have 3+ years of experience in practice, preferably in Family Law Admission to Michigan Bar (or ability to be admitted through reciprocity).

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lakeshore Legal Aid
16250 Northland Drive,
Suite 372
Southfield, MI 48075

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