Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Lakeshore Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Posted on

Jul 24,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Southfield, MI
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
The candidate will advocate on behalf of low-income and senior clients. Staff attorneys will be responsible for representing clients holistically to achieve clients’ goals through advocacy including litigation. In addition to individual client representation, staff attorneys are expected to be active in the community through participation in outreach and community organizations. Staff attorneys will treat clients, co-workers, and others with dignity and respect. Provide high-quality legal representation to clients in accordance with company’s Advocacy Manual
and Rules of Professional Conduct. Represent clients before courts and administrative agencies. Identify, develop, and implement advocacy strategies to address systemic legal problems. Provide counselling, advice, and other brief services and referrals. Participate in client outreach and community organizations. Ensure compliance with funding requirements. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor. Admission to Michigan Bar (or ability to be admitted through reciprocity) is required. Should have demonstrated commitment to public interest or pro bono work. Must have excellent writing and oral communication skills. Should have ability to organize, plan, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work under pressure.

Additional info

Send resume and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lakeshore Legal Aid
16250 Northland Drive,
Suite 372
Southfield, MI 48075

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