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Temporary Staff Attorney

Company name

Lone Star Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Location

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Temporary Staff Attorney
The candidate will gather evidence, conduct civil lawsuits, draft legal documents, and advise clients about legal rights. Will interview clients and witnesses, as well as handle other details in preparation for client legal representation. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for clients and the client community. Involved with outreach, community education, and work with the community to further the mission of firm. Supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Handle a case load, major litigation, attend evening legal clinics, and participate in community education. Report to: Managing Attorney. Must be graduate of an accredited Law School. Licensed to practice in Texas or qualify for reciprocity is essential. Prior legal services or public interest experience is preferred. Should have strong legal writing and oral communication skills. Should be skilled in interviewing, assessment, problem solving and negotiation. Bilingual (Spanish and English) speaking/writing skill is preferred.

Note: This job is one year contract staff attorney positions, grant to be determined.

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job# 334

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lone Star Legal Aid
1415 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002

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