Job Details

Protective Order Attorney

Company name

Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 24,2018

Posted on

Jul 22,2018

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Protective Order Attorney The candidate will provide quality and competent advice and/or representation to assigned clients in accordance with grant guidelines and agency policies. Will be responsible for handling all protective orders and other matters related to family law. Responsibilities include providing advice and representation to victims of domestic abuse regarding orders of protection, custody, visitation, support, divorce, as well as public benefits, housing, and other civil legal problems related to domestic violence; interviewing clients and reviewing questionnaires in order to select, assemble, summarize, and compile substantial information; preparing all court documents and pleadings; conducting legal research, including file review in court; and performing all aspects of discovery.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited academic institution; a current license to practice law in the State of Texas; a minimum of one to three(1-3) years of litigation experience, preferably in family court; commitment to practicing law in the public interest sector; and knowledge of domestic violence and the law, as it pertains to domestic violence.

Additional info

Submit cover letter and resume. Please email the resumes.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)
1001 Texas
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77002

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