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Bankruptcy Attorney in Albuquerque, NM

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Jul 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Albuquerque, NM, United States
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Managing Attorney
The candidate will report to the executive director, and/or a designee, and the Litigation Director. Will supervise and mentor attorneys, paralegals and other staff and volunteers; handle administrative duties; and carry a caseload as sole counsel or co-counsel for low-income individuals and families in the area of Consumer law, including debt collection, auto finance, mortgage foreclosure, financial scams and bankruptcy. Will be active in local bar and community activities. The work will include participating in community education and outreach to eligible clients; and recruitment of and collaboration with pro bono attorneys. Should have 5+ years as licensed attorney; prior experience in administrative and supervisory roles preferred. Must be willing and able to travel. Must be able to effectively use computer technology and remote communications systems, including shared on-line workspaces, web meeting and videoconferencing software, to effectively supervise and co-counsel with staff located in multiple offices. Must be able to work effectively in teams and to co-counsel. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, manage a caseload and build collaborative relationships within the staff and the community. Proficiency in Spanish or a relevant Native American language is a plus. Strong preference for attorneys admitted in federal and bankruptcy court with experience in bankruptcy.

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