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ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will provide emergency civil legal counsel to victims of domestic violence, including filing abuse and harassment prevention orders and obtaining emergency custody/visitation rights when such actions are directly connected to family violence cases and the health and safety of the victim. Will also be responsible for conducting weekly legal clinics at firm's various offices. Maintain minimal case load of direct representation cases, including full and limited assistance. Conduct weekly legal clinics at firm's various offices. Train & supervise volunteer attorneys participating in firm's legal clinics and/or representing firm's clients. Provide introductory and continuing education legal trainings for staff, volunteers and community partners in collaboration with the Senior Manager of Educational Programming and Legal Services Manager. Complete statistical data forms for every client contact and case outcomes. Attends regular supervision, team meetings and all staff meetings. Able to flex hours to meet position responsibilities. Must have commitment/experience working with victims of domestic violence. Must be Attorney licensed in Massachusetts and in good standing. Experience in immigration and/or family law preferred. Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple priorities at once and the ability to work independently. Must have excellent verbal and written communications. Bi-lingual/Bi-cultural capacity preferred. Note : This part-time position (20 hours per week).
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Healing Abuse and Working for Change
27 Congress Street
Salem, MA 01970