Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Domestic Violence Service Center ( DVSC )

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 27,2020

Valid Through

May 11,2020

Posted on

Sep 26,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Wilkes Barre, PA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Provides legal information, consultation and representation to victims of domestic violence who are program participants of the Domestic Violence Service Center. Provides legal representation/justice-related assistance of program participants related to actions directly connected to family violence cases that are taken to ensure the health and safety of the domestic violence victim, including petitioning/filing Emergency Protection from Abuse orders, injunctions, elder abuse petitions, child abuse petitions, other petitions/protective orders and emergency/custody visitation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school and license to practice law in Pennsylvania. Preferred applicants should possess 1 year of litigation and family law practice in a public interest law firm or similar setting preferred and demonstrated expertise in providing legal assistance to domestic violence victims.

Additional info

Submit resume along with letter of interest.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Domestic Violence Service Center ( DVSC )
P.O. Box 2177
Wilkes Barre, PA 18703

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