Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Indiana Legal Services, INC.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2019

Valid Through

Jan 04,2020

Posted on

Aug 09,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide substantive legal advice and representation to low-income, eligible clients. They may focus on specific areas of practice or be generalists, depending on client and office needs. They also may assist with community legal education and work with community groups as assigned. The attorney will represent individual clients through advice, brief service, limited scope, and extended representation while also identifying broader issues that affect our client population. The position also requires performing outreach and community legal education at senior centers and other locations within the service area. Provide high quality legal representation in administrative, state, and federal court proceedings and high-quality advice, limited service, and negotiation, as appropriate. Develop specialized expertise in areas of poverty law and learn to recognize issues and develop major litigation on issues of importance to clients. This position will require development of expertise in elder law, food and cash assistance benefits, disability benefits, and health insurance programs. Develop and maintain positive relationships with local and state bar associations and community agencies that serve or work on issues affecting ILS’s clients. Provide community education through presentations and publications, participating in workshops and with media, and by providing resources to community groups. Supervise law students, volunteers, and others, as assigned. Foster collegiality and teamwork within ILS including sharing work product and expertise. Comply with all LSC and grant requirements and all ILS policies and procedures. Licensed to practice law in Indiana or able promptly to become licensed.

Company info

Dennis Frick
Project Director
Indiana Legal Services, INC.
151 North Delaware Street
Suite 1640
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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