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Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., (Maryland Legal Aid)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 10, 2020

Valid Through

May 25, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2019

Location

Baltimore, MD, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will handle all functions related to case work from initial intake through representation of clients before all relevant agencies, courts, etc. May be expected to work with other attorneys, law graduates, legal assistants/paralegals, social workers, and students on cases or projects. Maintain case files in accordance with Bureau standards. Tasks assigned to staff attorneys may include any or all but not limited to the following:Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients. Conduct factual investigation and analysis, and legal research. Advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients about their options.Prepare pleadings, including but not limited to, complaints, answers, memoranda of law, briefs, etc. Develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients. Prepare cases and represent clients in negotiations, hearings, trials, and appeals. Work with various community groups and accept speaking engagements as assigned by supervisor. Continue professional development and education through attendance at Bureau sponsored training and other programs. Perform other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position. Should be admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, or admitted in another jurisdiction, graduate of and ABA approved law school and eligible for admission in the State of Maryland. Out-of-State attorneys must be able and available to take next scheduled bar exam following date of employment.

Additional info

Requisition ID : 1748

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., (Maryland Legal Aid)
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

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