Staff Attorney

Full-time 21 views 1 applications
Company Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Location Jacksonville, FL, United States

Public Interest

Attorney

1-4 yrs required

Full-time

May 19, 2022

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Profile

Staff Attorney
Duties: Applicant intake and client interviews. Advice and counsel for individuals seeking legal assistance. Drafting pleadings and motions. Representation regarding injunctions for protection Representation of clients in hearings and at trial. Comply with grant requirements Supervision of support staff. Meeting with grant funders and city leaders. Handle clinics and outreach events. May require a holistic representation of victims of violence in a variety of areas such as consumer, housing, employment, and other legal matters.



Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Member in good standing of The Florida Bar. 1-4 years of experience in marital and family law. Should have 1-4 years of practice in marital and family law, including, dissolution of marriage, establishing and modifying child support, paternity, guardianship advocacy, injunctions for protection. Should also have experience working with victims of domestic violence, including survivors of sexual violence, stalking, dating violence, repeat violence, and cyberstalking. Should be aware of theories of domestic violence and be able to handle clients experiencing trauma.

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Company info

La Verne Morgan Andreasen
Chief Human Resources Officer
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
126 West Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202-4092

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