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Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 05, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 18, 2022

Posted on

Jun 27, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Rockville, MD, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Provide limited legal advice and information to litigants on civil law matters including Landlord / Tenant Issues, Civil Complaints, Expungement, Consumer Issues, Return of Assets, Domestic Violence / Peace Orders, Family Law, and Foreclosure. Help self-represented litigants develop a lawsuit and motions, prepare for trials, complete court forms, and understand court documents and the law. Provide referrals to legal aid organizations, agencies, and attorney referral services when advisable. Develop internal resources and training for staff and information for the public. Availability to support the other MCLA offices when needed. Execute other tasks assigned to him within the scope of the essential functions of the position.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: License to practice in the State of Maryland. Experience of 1+ year of civil litigation, clinical experience, or experience as a paralegal will also be considered. Strong customer service skills, including the ability to express empathy and help people who are grieving. Ability to communicate complex legal concepts in simple terms. Ability to quickly search for legal information.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1893. Send resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Maryland Center for Legal Assistance.
7500 Governor Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

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