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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will screen training program participants for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate. Will conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with participants, and administer â€œlegal check-upsâ€ to comprehensively assess participantsâ€™ needs for civil legal services. Conduct factual investigations, analysis, and legal research. Advise clients of results of investigations and legal research and counsel clients about their options. Prepare legal documents, including, but not limited to, correspondence, pleadings, motions, discovery, memoranda of law, and briefs. Develop case theories and strategies for the representation of clients. Prepare cases and represent clients in negotiations, hearings, trials, and appeals. Work closely with non-profit organizations, representatives of local government, community groups and other legal providers to conduct trainings for participants. Conduct community outreach and education and support appropriate strategies to benefit the target population. Support Maryland Legal Aidâ€™s Community Lawyering Initiative by assisting with expungements and other clinic needs when feasible. Conduct â€œKnow Your Rightsâ€ legal information sessions with job training program participants. Work with pro bono attorneys, students, and volunteers to collaborate on clinics and special projects. Must have admission to Maryland Bar or another state Bar or eligibility and willingness to take the first available Maryland Bar examination. 2+ years of legal experience preferred.
Requisition ID : 1660 Send resume and cover letter
Legal Aid Bureau Inc.
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202