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Staff Attorney The candidate will handle primarily Housing Law matters. Will also handle government benefits and other types of cases. Provide legal assistance to clients in contested court and administrative proceedings, including evictions, Tenant Remedies Actions, and subsidized housing and government benefits administrative appeals. Represent eligible clients with cases venued throughout firm's service area. Assignments may change over time based upon client and firm needs. The attorney must accept supervision and must be willing to maintain a caseload in compliance with firm'sâ€™ written practice standards and comply with firm's policies, practices, and guiding principles in furtherance of firm's mission. Community education, outreach, intake responsibilities, and active Bar participation are also required activities. Substantial local travel is required.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have be licensed to practice law in Minnesota or be a candidate for Bar admission. 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 victims of domestic abuse and persons from different cultural backgrounds is essential. Fluency in a second language, particularly Spanish or Somali, will be beneficial. Basic computer competence required.
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