Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Aug 06,2018

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Plantation, FL
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Attorney Duties: Represent victims of crime. Will focus on lawsuits against perpetrators/third parties, garnishment, debt collection, foreclosure. will focus on Landlord/Tenant (lease termination, eviction, conditions) & public housing. Will focus on U and T-visas, work authorizations, lawful status, and unaccompanied minors; language proficiency in Spanish and or Creole preferred. Will focus on bullying/harassment/hate crimes. Represent children in the child welfare system and advocate for timely permanency along with other legal needs of the child. Will be responsible for carrying a case load and advocating in court trials and other proceedings as well as in and negotiations and staffings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. Must be members of the Florida Bar. 1-3 years’ experience. Litigation experience, a background in dependency law, children’s law, or related areas such as child welfare services, and a commitment to improving the lives of children and families in the child welfare system. Requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for child client population, and travel within County. Bilingual applicants preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc
491 N. State Road 7
Plantation, FL 33317

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