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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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ProfileStaff Attorney – GAL Responsibilities: Interviewing, investigating facts, conducting legal research, and providing legal representation at all phases of litigation including motions, trials and appeals; Working in partnership with staff assessment professionals; Working collaboratively with stakeholders in the child welfare system; Understanding the vast problems of alcohol and drugs, family violence, unemployment and educational deficits and the impact on families; Understanding of community services available; Maintaining records in office case management system.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Admission to the Wisconsin Bar; Compliance with Chapter 35 of the Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules; Demonstrated interest in public interest law, particularly involving children; Strong organizational skills and ability to manage high caseloads; Ability to work collaboratively yet independently; and Interest in working with families in the child welfare system.
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Chief Staff Attorney
Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee
10201 W. Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4231