Job Details

Domestic Violence Legal Services Staff Attorney

Company name

YWCA of Central Alabama

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2019

Valid Through

Nov 27,2019

Posted on

Feb 19,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Birmingham, AL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Domestic Violence Legal Services Staff Attorney

Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive legal intake, consultation, representation and referrals to victims of domestic violence; Represent clients in legal matters, including, but not limited to, family law proceedings, civil protection order cases, housing, consumer issues and employment proceedings; Participate in intake and case assessment meetings; Conduct outreach and training; Maintain records according to YWCA Central Alabama policies; Complete special projects and perform other duties as assigned; Perform other duties deemed necessary from time to time for the smooth operation of the program.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from accredited law school; Member in good standing of the Alabama Bar Association; Experience working with vulnerable, marginalized and/or underserved populations; 3+ years’ experience; Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws; Ability to work collaboratively and independently; Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work efficiently within time constraints and deadlines; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Good organizational skills; Access to personal transportation and willingness to travel within the YW’s three-county service area (Jefferson, Blount and St. Clair Counties). Flexibility in setting work schedule based on work requirements; Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
YWCA of Central Alabama
309 North 23rd Street
Birmingham, AL 35203