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Public Interest Law Attorney in Newark, NJ

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Company name

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Newark, NJ

Date Last Verified

Feb 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 09,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will coordinate a number of programs, and will be responsible for reviewing intake and advising clients, staffing legal clinics, recruiting, training and supporting pro bono attorneys, placing cases with volunteer attorneys, managing attorney and client data and files, conducting outreach in the community and some client representation. Must have 2+ years of relevant experience with license to practice law in the state of NJ. Experience working in civil legal services, law school clinic, fellowship, and/or clerkship is preferred. Sensitivity to the needs and problems of low-income persons is needed. Some travel throughout New Jersey will be required. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Application Deadline: February 15, 2018.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
P.O. Box 32040
Newark, NJ 07102