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ProfileStaff Attorney Candidate will provide compassionate, family law representation to survivors of domestic violence. Specific to TRO's, Divorce and Paternity. Must have: Licensed to practice in Hawaiâ€›i with a Law Degree from an accredited law school. Familiarity with substantive and procedural family law. Experience in litigation or willingness to litigate cases. Familiarity with domestic violence issues, Family Court in Hawaiâ€›i or another jurisdiction, system procedures, and service providers in the community. Commitment to client-centered legal advocacy. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Highly organized, ability to multi-task. Desired Qualifications: Willingness and ability to work with and represent individuals dealing with the effects of physical, emotional, psychological and sexual abuse. Knowledge of Feminist philosophy of violence against women. Knowledge of the dynamics of family violence. Willingness to work collaboratively with advocates as well as other staff representing victims of domestic violence. Ability to adapt to changing work environment and responsibilities.
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Domestic Violence Action Center
P.O. Box 3198
Honolulu, HI 96801