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Staff Attorney, Family Defense Practice The candidate primary responsibility will be to represent parents in Family Court who are respondents in Article 10 and Termination of Parental Rights proceedings, as part of company’s interdisciplinary legal teams. Attorneys will also pursue interim appeals on behalf of company’s clients. In addition to providing clients with high quality legal defense, objectives of the teams include keeping children out of foster care, shortening lengths of stay for children in foster care, promoting quality visiting arrangements and insuring that families receive services that are well-tailored to expediting safe and lasting reunification. Attorneys receive supervision from Litigation Supervisors and are expected to keep case data and client legal notes and files up to date. Staff Attorneys may also participate in company’s policy initiatives, supervise law school interns, present to community-based agencies about model and write final appeals. Attorneys joining can expect intensive, interdisciplinary training on company’s Cornerstone Advocacy model, child welfare, family court, client interviewing, and other critical skills.
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