Job Details

Public Interest Law Attorney in Detroit, MI

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Company name

Lakeshore Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Detroit, MI

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018

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Staff Attorney Duties: Advocate and litigate on behalf of low-income and senior clients. Representing clients in a holistic manner to achieve clients’ goals through advocacy including litigation. Client representation, staff attorneys are expected to be active in the community through participation in outreach and community organizations. Staff attorneys will treat clients, co-workers, and others with dignity and respect. Provide high quality legal representation to clients in accordance with Advocacy Manual and Rules of Professional Conduct. Represent clients in litigation, administrative advocacy, and other advocacy forums. Engage in appellate work, complex, and major litigation. Identify, develop, and implement advocacy strategies to address systemic legal problems. Provide counselling, advice, and other brief services and referrals. Participate in client outreach and community organizations. Ensure compliance with funding requirements..

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. Admission to Michigan Bar (or ability to be admitted through reciprocity). Demonstrated commitment to public interest or pro bono work. Excellent writing and oral communication skills. Bilingual in Spanish/English is required. Ability to organize, plan, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work under pressure.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lakeshore Legal Aid
2026 Lawndale
Detroit, MI 48209