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Veteran Advocacy Project- Attorney

Company name

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Rio Grande City, TX

Date Last Verified

Jan 31,2018

Posted on

Jan 09,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Veteran Advocacy Project- Attorney The candidate will provide civil legal services to veterans. Will provide extended civil services to veterans and their dependents in a wide range of civil legal matters including housing, probate, benefits, consumer, employment, homelessness, and family law The attorney will provide direct legal services to those who are eligible under grantors' rules. Collaborate closely with community partners, including veteran service organizations, Department of Veteran Affairs medical facilities, and service providers for veterans living in homelessness. Evaluate clients' claims and assess civil legal remedies. Represent clients in all stages of litigation and in all forms of advocacy. Establish and maintain relationships with community partners. Support civil legal services for veterans throughout the 68-county TRLA service area, as well as in 114 Northwest Texas counties where the veteran or family member is the survivor of sexual assault. Provide counsel to individuals seeking civil legal assistance. Prepare and conduct community outreach.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree from accredited university. Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, or willing to take next Texas Bar Exam. Experience in serving low-income populations is preferred. Experience working with veterans is preferred. Experience working with community services/partners is preferred. Fluent in English and Spanish, written and spoken is preferred.

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Company info

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA)
310 E. Mirasoles
Rio Grande City, TX 785824406

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