Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault MCASA.

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 22,2019

Valid Through

May 07,2019

Posted on

Dec 21,2017

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Silver Spring, MD, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will provide legal services to victims of sexual assault, including assessment and referral, legal consultation, and representation in protective and peace order proceedings, family law cases, college administrative proceedings, victim compensation proceedings, victim/witness representation in criminal cases, and other matters. Will develop and utilize skills to provide high quality and sensitive legal services to victims of sexual assault. Provide or assure provision of safety planning for victims. Maintain reasonable caseload in compliance with grant requirements and needs of office. Review cases with SALI managing attorney and seek assistance when needed. Conduct legal research. Provide community outreach, technical assistance and training. Assist in production of training and technical assistance materials. Assist in coordination and development of low bono/pro bono attorney network. Collect data needed for grant reports or other reasons; assist in report preparation. Assist in recruiting and supervision of legal interns and other staff. Prioritize and fulfill responsibilities in accordance with available funding and grant requirements. Comply with Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct. Such other duties as assigned by the managing attorney or executive director. Must have JD degree from accredited law school. Must be admitted to Maryland bar. Currently licensed in another State may be eligible for admission under Maryland Rule 19-215 (temporary admission for public interest attorneys licensed out of state). Should preferably have 3 years litigation experience and/or judicial clerkship. Knowledge and/or previous work experience with sexual assault related issues preferred. Family law or immigration experience preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault MCASA.
P.O. Box 8782
Silver Spring, MD 20907

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