Job Details

Injunction for Protection IFP Project Attorney

Company name

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 26,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Key West, FL
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Injunction for Protection (IFP) Project Attorney Duties: Provide legal representation to survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence and stalking in temporary and final civil injunction for protection proceedings and at hearings for violations of injunctions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Florida Bar membership. 3+ years of litigation experience, preferably representing survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence and stalking in injunction for protection proceedings and other civil legal matters, or prosecuting or defending batterers in criminal proceedings. A strong understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of the Battered Women’s Movement and knowledge of the feminist analysis of battering, as well as the dynamics of domestic violence, and knowledge of root causes of violence against women and oppressed groups. Excellent research, writing and communication skills with both small and large groups of individuals. Excellent problem solving and courtroom skills and the ability to make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision. Excellent record-keeping and report writing skills; attention to detail is a must. A strong passion for advocating for survivors of domestic, dating, and sexual violence and stalking. The ability to initiate and facilitate dialogue between persons with disparate viewpoints and goals to develop collaborative relationships with service providers in County.

Additional info

Send: Cover letter explaining interest, resume, salary requirements writing sample, and 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence
425 Office Plaza Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Fax: 850-425-3091