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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate will advocate on behalf of low-income and senior clients. Staff attorneys will be responsible for representing clients holistically to achieve clientsâ€™ 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 companyâ€™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.
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Lakeshore Legal Aid
16250 Northland Drive,
Southfield, MI 48075