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Elder Victim Staff Attorney The candidate responsibilities include: Client representation including providing legal advice, extended representation including filing and pursing PFA order, preparation of powers of attorney, representing clients in court actions involving protection from abuse orders, financial exploitation, landlord tenant matters, mortgage foreclosures, spousal support, custody, debt collection and consumer issues. Analyze all civil remedies and options and pursue as client desires. Provide information about how any criminal proceedings may impact civil litigation. Assist in preparing informational and outreach materials, develop and present community legal education programs, represent SeniorLAW Center at Bar Association, victim coalition and other organizational meetings as needed.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have membership in Pennsylvania Bar. Relevant victim services training and/or experience in a legal services program or law office is needed. should have interest in and ability to work with older people, victims; sensitivity to older people of diverse backgrounds. Fluency in Spanish, both oral and written, strongly preferred. Excellent advocacy and negotiation skills required, as well as good organizational and interpersonal skills. Should have ability to work under pressure, good writing and research skills.
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