Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 17,2019

Valid Through

Jan 30,2020

Posted on

Dec 21,2018

Salary

USD 47000 Annually

Location

Akron, OH, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Profile

Staff Attorney
Duties: Provides comprehensive, high quality legal services to eligible clients in civil cases in accordance with organizational policies and the Rules of Professional Conduct. Creates an effective and efficient office environment to support the provision of high quality legal services. Establishes and maintains effective working relations with client groups, community organizations and the state justice community. Pursues and maintains personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of others who serve clients and the client community.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Admitted to the practice of law in Ohio. Excellent legal writing and verbal communications skills. Demonstrated interest in and sensitivity to the legal needs of the poor as well as motivation to improve the condition of the poor.
Personal characteristics include: professional attitude, excellent persuasive and interpersonal skills, use of diplomacy and tact. Strong working knowledge of legal research tools and Microsoft Office; and high comfort learning and using other software or technology utilized by the firm. Ability to speak Spanish is highly desirable.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, references and writing sample. Position #1816.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
50 South Main St
Suite 800
Akron, OH 44308