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Corporate - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Feb 02,2018

Posted on

Feb 01,2018

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Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Program The candidate will provide general support for firm’s pro bono program. Will be responsible for developing familiarity with all of firm’s practice areas. Building and maintaining relationships with D.C. law firms and lawyers throughout the community engaged in pro bono work. Facilitating the creation of pro bono partnerships and projects. Referring cases to pro bono attorneys at participating law firms and through the Federal Government Pro Bono Program. Developing training materials and coordinating training opportunities for pro bono attorneys. Managing data in firm’s intake and client management system; coordinating with legal services providers to facilitate case referrals; and, conducting general intake in firm’s main office in Northwest D.C. as well as its community office in Southeast.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have membership or eligibility for membership in the DC bar. Proficiency or fluency in Spanish or another language a plus. Experience in a law firm setting or in legal services, or both, preferred. Exceptional organizational, written and oral communication, and leadership skills. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with firm colleagues, other legal services providers, and law firm attorneys. A demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
11th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20001-4589