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Bankruptcy Attorney / Education Attorney in Newark, NJ

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Company name

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Bankruptcy
Education

Location

Newark, NJ

Date Last Verified

Jul 05,2018

Posted on

Jun 14,2018


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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:

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