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Public Interest Law Attorney in Hughesville, MD

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Company name

Legal Aid Bureau Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Location

Hughesville, MD

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Nov 15,2017

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Staff Attorney The candidate will handle all functions related to case work from initial intake through representation of clients before all relevant agencies, courts, etc. May be expected to work with other attorneys, law graduates, legal assistants/paralegals, social workers, and students on cases or projects. Maintain case files in accordance with Bureau standards. Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients. Conduct factual investigation and analysis, and legal research. Advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients about their options. Prepare pleadings, including, complaints, answers, memoranda of law, briefs, etc. Develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients. Prepare cases and represent clients in negotiations, hearings, trials and appeals. Work with various community groups and accept speaking engagements as assigned by supervisor. Continue professional development and education through attendance at Bureau sponsored training and other programs. Perform other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position. Should be admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, or admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission in the State of Maryland. Out-of-State attorneys must be able and available to take next scheduled Bar exam following date of employment. Spanish language proficiency desirable.

Additional info

Ref. #: SMD-CINAMWIL110117. Requisition ID: 1593. Send updated resume and cover letter.

Company info

Gina E. Polley
Deputy Chief Counsel
Legal Aid Bureau Inc.
15364 Prince Frederick Road
P.O. Box 249
Hughesville, MD 20637