Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Laramie County Community Partnership

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 48000

Location

Cheyenne, WY

Date Last Verified

Apr 17,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Attorney - Crime Victim Legal Assistance The candidate will work closely with Southeast Wyoming healthcare and social services organizations to identify and assist survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other crimes. Will be responsible for a range of program activities, including: Conduct outreach, provide training, and develop screening tools in collaboration with healthcare and social services organizations; Implement client referral procedures to ensure crime victims receive safe and timely access to legal services; Represent crime victims in emergency legal matters including protection order and emergency custody proceedings; Assist crime victims with a range of civil legal problems resulting from victimization, potentially including family law (divorce, custody, and support), housing, employment, consumer/debt, public benefits, immigration, and other matters; Work collaboratively with other advocates to improve the community’s response to domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, elder abuse, and other crimes; Utilize case management and timekeeping systems and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements and reporting needs, including preparation of grant reports. Must have JD degree from an accredited law school and admission to the Wyoming State Bar (or eligibility for admission by motion/transfer). Excellent written and oral communication skills is needed. Deadline: May 1, 2018

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Company info

Matt VanWormer
Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney
Laramie County Community Partnership
PO Box 1143
Cheyenne, WY 82003