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Attorney in Tulsa, OK

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 13, 2021

Posted on

Mar 26, 2021

Location

Tulsa, OK, United States
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Housing Discrimination Attorney
Duties: Perform intake interviews for applicants and assists in screening of clients for eligibility for full representation. Provide high quality legal assistance to eligible clients on matters pertaining to the denial of equal housing opportunity because of sexual orientation and gender identity. Maintain a caseload commensurate with abilities and caseload difficulty. Comply with all applicable regulations, policies and grant requirements. Maintain the highest ethical standards as a member of the State Bar and stay current with updates and changes to the Fair Housing Act. Support, promote and participate in the program’s Pro Bono and volunteer activities. Support, promote and participate in community education, outreach and developing good public relations with the client community, state and local bar and other community groups. Direct and monitor activities of volunteers and paralegals as requested by management. Ensure that all applicable client files, data and reports are accurate and complete. Demonstrate knowledge and expertise of the law and legal system. Embrace and support the Organization’s overall mission, standards, policies and procedures, and confidentiality guidelines. Perform other duties and projects as required by management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people. Good mentoring skills. Strong legal research skills. Strong ability to prepare for and present evidence at trial. Strong organizational and time management skills. Demonstrate dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules. Good follow through. Good analytical skills. Good problem-solving skills. Demonstrate resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in development and completion of projects. Strong sense of community service. Strong proficiency in pc applications. Strong proficiency in LASO’s case management system. Able and willing to continue professional development. Prior experience providing civil legal services to disaster survivors is desirable, but not required. Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school. Oklahoma Bar membership or eligibility to take and pass next Oklahoma Bar examination.

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