Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Lone Star Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 08,2019

Valid Through

Feb 21,2020

Posted on

Feb 23,2019

Years of Experience

Max 1 yrs required

Location

Clute, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will report to Managing Attorney. Handle a case load, major litigation, attend evening legal clinics, and participate in community education. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Involved with outreach, community education, and work with the community to further the mission of the company. Supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be Graduate of an accredited Law School. Licensed to practice in Texas or qualify for reciprocity. Prior legal services or public interest experience preferred. Bilingual (Spanish & English) speaking/writing skills preferred. Strong legal writing and oral communication skills required. Skilled in interviewing, assessment, problem solving and negotiation. Strong ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly. Demonstrated ability to aggressively pursue the rights of the client community. Able to gather evidence, conduct civil lawsuits, draft legal documents, and advise clients about their legal rights. Able to interview clients and witnesses, as well as handle other details in preparation for client legal representation.

Additional info

Job #193-2018

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lone Star Legal Aid
102 Oak Park Dr
Clute, TX 77515

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