Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Bay Area Legal Services Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 20, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 02, 2020

Posted on

Jun 24, 2020

Salary

USD 53000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Plant City, FL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

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

Staff Attorney
Duties: Representation in civil court including emergency advocacy. Providing advocacy to clients, some of whom speak English as a second language. Referrals to social and health care agencies and various community partners in support of holistic assistance to those experiencing legal problems. Practice in traditional areas of public interest law including housing, family law, landlord/tenant matters, and other substantive matters as appropriate. Training of community partners, community outreach, and work-related events. Community partnership events as appropriate.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate (JD), Florida Bar licensed and in good standing with the Bar. Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and review work of others. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Excellent prioritization skills and ability to meet deadlines. Experience with legal database systems to document case assignments. Sympathetic and compassionate understanding of the social, economic, and legal issues faced by low-income individuals and the elderly with limited access to such services. Ability to relate well and effectively with diverse groups and individuals. One year of experience post-bar admission, preferably in public interest law.

Additional info

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Company info

hiring coordinator
Bay Area Legal Services Inc.
701 Tillman Place
Ste. 300
Plant City, FL 33566