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Staff Attorney Disaster Relief

Company name

Lone Star Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 11,2019

Valid Through

May 27,2019

Posted on

Feb 10,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Richmond, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney (Disaster Relief)
Responsibilities: Gather evidence, conduct civil lawsuits, draft legal documents, and advise clients about their legal rights. Interview clients and witnesses, as well as handle other details in preparation for client legal representation. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for clients and the client community. Outreach, community education, and work with the community to further the mission. May supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Will be expected to handle a case load, major litigation, attend evening legal clinics, and participate in community education.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Law School. Licensed to practice in Texas or qualify for reciprocity. Prior legal services or public interest experience preferred. Strong legal writing and oral communication skills. Demonstrated client service orientation. Skilled in interviewing, assessment, problem solving and negotiation. Strong ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly. Demonstrated ability to aggressively pursue the rights of the client community. Energetic, motivated and self starter. Bilingual (Spanish & English) speaking/writing skills preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lone Star Legal Aid
1415 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002

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