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Medical-legal Partnership Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 12, 2021

Valid Through

Feb 25, 2022

Posted on

Oct 18, 2021

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required

Location

Santa Fe, NM, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Medical-Legal Partnership Staff Attorney
The candidate will report to the managing attorney there, but will spend significant time in the hospital. Will handle a wide range of cases for patients referred by the hospital. Some work may extend to family members of the patients. The concept is to relieve stress on patients caused by social determinants of health that have legal roots or to remove legal barriers to release from the hospital. These services will include legal services such as cessation of benefits, loss of housing, consumer debt and collection or other threats to economic security, advance directives, decisional capacity. The work will include legal advice, preparation of paperwork, representation in court and in administrative proceedings, conducting legal education for hospital staff, assistance in the preparation of reports and potential participation in hospital board meetings to present reports on accomplishments. The Staff Attorney will be active in local bar and community activities. 2-3 years of experience as a licensed attorney preferred. Admission to practice in New Mexico required. If not admitted the must be eligible for and expeditiously pursue admission. Must be able to effectively use computer technology and remote communications systems, including shared on-line workspaces and web meeting and videoconferencing software, to effectively collaborate and co-counsel with staff located in multiple offices. Deadline: October 22, 2021.

Additional info

Send a current resume, and a letter of interest explaining what would like to accomplish if are selected for this position.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New Mexico Legal Aid, Inc.
901 W. Alameda
Suite 20B , P. O. Box 5175
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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