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Staff Attorney Health Law Unit

Company name

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 47500

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018
Practice Area
Health Care >> Health Care
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Staff Attorney, Health Law Unit The candidate will represent clients in a variety of matters related to their health, including life planning, public benefits, health insurance, housing loss, poor housing conditions, domestic violence, employment, and access to appropriate support services. Knowledge of health, insurance, employment law, and a commitment to, or experience with, helping persons living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, or other life threatening diseases is helpful but not required. In addition to legal representation of clients, staff members perform regular outreach and community education for clients and medical/social service staffs. Access to a car or other transportation is necessary to perform community outreach duties. Must possess excellent legal writing, oral advocacy and work ethic. Communication and listening skills, ability to work on a team and alone, adaptability, and appreciation of diversity are required. A Georgia Bar license or eligibility for the next exam is required. Demonstrated commitment to public service, participation in law school clinics, trial advocacy courses, familiarity with areas of poverty law, and previous work with low-income persons are strongly preferred.

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Send letter of application, resume, recent writing sample demonstrating your ability to perform legal research and analyze a fact pattern, the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of 3 legal references, and an official law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc
54 Ellis Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

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