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Staff Attorney - Medical -legal Partnership

Company name

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Worcester, MA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 14,2018
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Staff Attorney - Medical -Legal Partnership Duties: Oversee the administration of the project and will hold regular intake hours at primary care clinical sites; help train, recruit, and mentor private volunteer attorneys who will accept pro bono referrals; participate in leadership team and project evaluation meetings with clinical partners; serve as a liaison between the legal and clinical project partners; and handle a varied caseload. Clinicians will refer patients to the program who need help with legal issues involving homelessness prevention, income and health insurance maximization, humanitarian-based immigration relief, domestic relations, special education, and guardianship. The position includes grant-reporting and administration duties.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar or entitlement to practice under a Mass. practice rule required. 2+ years of civil legal practice, preferably in a legal aid or similar setting, required. Access to reliable transportation required. Candidate must be highly organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills, including versatility in communicating effectively with a range of stakeholders. Experience in developing, administering and/or working as an attorney in a medical-legal partnership or other collaborative setting strongly preferred, as are strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with corporate and institutional partners. Fluency in a second language, especially Spanish, preferred.

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Eileen Messier
HR Officer
Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
405 Main Street,
4th Floor,
Worcester, MA 01608

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