Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 24, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 09, 2022

Posted on

Sep 08, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Stamford, CT, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Elder Law >> Elder Law
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
Litigation >> Litigation - Securities Litigation
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Attorney
The candidate will represent families and individuals in administrative hearings, and in state and federal courts, as well as (in various settings) advocating for changes in laws and systems to benefit low-income communities. Maintain an active caseload of representation and advice cases, including regular court and/or administrative hearing appearances. Conduct community outreach remotely and in-person in accordance with CDC guidelines and coordinate with other social service agencies working with clients. Help identify larger trends and issues for the clients, and work to develop strategies to respond to those trends and issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Connecticut bar admission or passed the Connecticut bar exam and willing to be sworn in. Knowledge and experience in Connecticut court practice. For Elder/Consumer: 5+ years experience in consumer law. Family, Immigration: 5+ years experience and Spanish language fluency, Public Benefits/SSI: 3+ years of Social Security law experience.

Additional info

Submit a cover letter clearly, resume, 3-7 page original writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Connecticut Legal Services, Inc
20 Summer Street
Stamford, CT 06901

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