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Family Law Attorney in Albert Lea, MN

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Company name

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Family Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Albert Lea, MN

Date Last Verified

Aug 27,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

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Family Law Staff Attorney Duties: Working with other attorneys and staff to provide legal assistance to eligible clients residing in the eleven counties. Will involve primarily family law cases, including dissolutions, contested custody and domestic abuse cases, but may also include other areas of law. Will require regular office hours with one of our grant partners. Assignments may change over time based on client and firm needs.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must either be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be a candidate for Bar admission. 2+ years family law or litigation experience are preferred. Non-academic experience working in low income communities, or other activities that demonstrate an interest in working with low income clients, will be given great weight. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with survivors of domestic violence and persons from different cultural backgrounds is essential. Good communication skills; ability to work constructively with others in a team work setting; good judgment; ability to learn quickly and work hard, independently, efficiently, and under pressure; and ability to effectively handle contested hearings are required. Fluency in a second language, particularly Spanish or Somali will be beneficial. Computer competence required.
Deadline to Apply: August 31, 2018.

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Jocylyn Poehler
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services.
66 East Third St.
Suite 204
Winona, MN 55987-3478