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Medical-Legal Partnership Senior Staff Attorney Duties: Provide high-quality legal services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS in all areas of LSP practice including HIV discrimination and confidentiality matters, simple estate planning, advance directives, Social Security Disability appeals, and housing matters. Serve as LSP point of contact for the MLP for clinical staff. Establish and maintain a strong relationship with clinical staff to identify best practices. Collaborate with LSP staff to integrate MLP model into existing LSP programming. Serve as an active member of the patient care team within the clinics, available to patients at clinic visits in all clinic locations. Serve as a zealous advocate for the MLP by promoting the MLP and in the community, keeping abreast of local and national MLP news, and identifying new and/or expanded funding opportunities for the MLP Monitor MLP operations and quality outcomes. Provide timely reports to LSP Director Adhere to LSP policies, procedures, and workflow.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Law Degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school. In good standing with the Wisconsin State Bar Association. Admitted (or qualified to be admitted) to practice in the Federal Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. Notary Public. Maintain the annual mandatory number of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits. Adhere to all Rules of Professional Responsibility. Preferred: Interdisciplinary program planning, development, and management experience. Experience with data collection and management. Experience with Medical-Legal Partnerships and/or other public health programs. 5+ years of legal experience, including experience working or volunteering with a legal services program that provides low/no cost legal services to indigent clients. Dedicated to the overall Mission and Vision of ARCW and able to interact professionally with a diverse group of individuals. Must be comfortable multi-tasking, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Must remain flexible, especially during the MLP implementation. Must be able to successfully work both independently and as a member of a team. Comprehensive knowledge and sensitivity to issues surrounding HIV/AIDS and the specific legal and social issues of individuals living in poverty. Spanish language skills preferred. Ability to type along with a working knowledge of the following software/systems: Wordprocessing, Spreadsheet, Windows Operating System, Internet, Database.
Job Code: 2018-LEG-001
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