Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Indiana Legal Services, INC.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 30, 2020

Valid Through

May 14, 2020

Posted on

Dec 17, 2019

Location

Merrillville, IN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Profile

Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide substantive legal advice and representation to low-income, eligible clients. May focus on specific areas of practice or be generalists, depending on client and office needs. Also may assist with community legal education and work with community groups as assigned. Provide high quality legal representation in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings and high-quality advice, limited service, and negotiation, as appropriate. Develop specialized expertise in areas of poverty law and learn to recognize issues and develop major litigation on issues of importance to clients. Develop and maintain positive relationships with local and state bar associations and community agencies that serve or work on issues affecting clients. Provide community education through presentations and publications, participating in workshops and with media, and by providing resources to community groups. Supervise law students, volunteers, and others, as assigned. Should be dedicated to use the law to fight poverty, empower clients, and improve access to justice. Must be licensed to practice law in Indiana or able promptly to become licensed. Should have ability to travel as needed to be perform job responsibilities throughout assigned service area.

Additional info

Send resume, list of 3 professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers, law school transcript, and legal writing sample.

Company info

Patricia Roman Hass
Managing Attorney
Indiana Legal Services, INC.
7863 Broadway Street
Suite 205
Merrillville, IN 46410