Job Details

Legal Advocate

Company name

SeniorLAW Center .

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 24,2018

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Montgomery, PA
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Legal Advocate The candidate will under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Victim Services, performs professional duties to assist in the representation of elder victims by the Elder Victim Staff Attorney. Will focus servics in one or more of the counties listed above. Interview seniors via telephone or in person to assess issues and determine eligibility for program services, assist elder victims prepare Victim Compensation Claims, provide information and referrals to elders linking them to other resources and support services. Also assist Elder Victim Staff Attorney in providing legal assistance and representation and complete required paperwork/case management software on all client cases. Also assist the Attorney in presenting legal education workshops to seniors and plan, organize and carry out special outreach and tabling events. Should have Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate. Relevant experience in a legal services program or law office. Must have Victim service experience and/or training. Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have ability to work under pressure, good writing and research skills. Interest in and ability to work with victims, older people, sensitivity to older people of diverse backgrounds.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
SeniorLAW Center .
100 South Broad Street
Suite 1810
Philadelphia, PA 19110