Job Details

Temporary Staff Attorney

Company name

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2018

Posted on

Jun 14,2018

Location

Newark, NJ
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Education >> Education
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Temporary Staff Attorney The candidate will work exclusively on firm’s New Jersey Human Trafficking Victims Legal Assistance Program, providing representation on a variety of civil legal issues for survivors of trafficking. Will oversee and/or provide support on a number of firm’s other programs, that involve, to, housing, bankruptcy, and education legal issues. Responsibilities will include client representation, coordinating firm programs; reviewing intake and advising clients; staffing legal clinics; recruiting, training and supporting pro bono attorneys; placing cases with volunteer attorneys; managing attorney and client data and files; and conducting outreach in the community. License to practice law in the state of NJ is essential. Experience working in civil legal services, law school clinic, fellowship, and/or clerkship is preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is essential. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential. Note: This job is 6-month, temporary positions from September 2018 through February 2019:

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
P.O. Box 32040
Newark, NJ 07102

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