Job Details

Staff Attorney - Community Schools Project

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 16, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 30, 2021

Posted on

Sep 10, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Davenport, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Education >> Education
Apply Later   Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
   
 
206 hits

Profile

Staff Attorney - Community Schools Project
The candidate will have principal responsibility for working in conjunction with the Executive Director and other staff to establish a new program with the Public Schools, including the establishment of a new legal aid clinic on site in an elementary school in the District. Duties : will be responsible for developing and implementing the project. Building upon the considerable groundwork already laid by Iowa Legal Aid staff, the new Staff Attorney will help launch the opening of the onsite legal clinic and build the project to full scale. Responsibilities include coordinating with school staff and existing and future project partners and coordinating the activities of legal, social work and other volunteers. Will provide free legal assistance and community legal education to low-income people. Also providing counsel and advice to representation before various agencies and courts. Areas of priority established by Legal Aid’s Board of Directors include income maintenance programs, housing, health care, domestic violence, education, individual rights and selected consumer issues. Must be graduates of law school and licensed to practice law in Iowa, be eligible for admission on motion or be available for the next scheduled bar examination. Prior experience in the practice of law or working with poverty law issues is preferred. Must possess a demonstrated interest in poverty law and have a strong commitment to providing a full range of legal services to low-income people. Having bilingual skills are encouraged to apply.

Company info

Arlys Kness
Iowa Legal Aid
1700 South
1st Avenue , Suite 10
Iowa City, IA 52240-1806
Phone: 515-243-2151

Everyone Loves LawCrossing

I came back to LawCrossing to search through the listings in my new job search because I had been able to get my last 2 jobs through using the site. I love the search capacity and filters. This is a very valuable service.
  • Jennifer Guidea Bloomfield, NJ
+ Read More Success Stories
  • All we do is research jobs
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 50,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"