LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
STAFF ATTORNEY POSITION
LSE is a statewide non-profit organization that has been providing free legal services to Maine seniors for forty five years. LSE has a fulltime Staff Attorney position open. The Staff Attorney will work from a home office for an indefinite basis but will eventually be assigned to work out of an LSE office that is near the attorney’s place of residence. The Staff Attorney will handle a wide variety of civi... read more
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The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community- based alternatives to incarceration. CCA promotes re-integrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.
Job Summary: The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) has been serving clients who are incarcerated or at risk of being inca... read more
Created within this position is an opportunity to work for a dynamic organization on the front lines of protecting and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. Our mission is to advocate, educate, investigate, and litigate to protect and advance the rights, dignity, equal opportunities, self-determination, and choices for all people with disabilities. We are a passionate, highly motivated, dedicated group of professionals and we are looking for exceptional tal... read more
Public Interest Attorney
The candidate responsible for providing legal representation for indigent parent clients in Juvenile Dependency Court. Staff Attorney’s duties include: Legal representation of parents in juvenile dependency proceedings in the Los Angeles County Juvenile Dependency Court. This duty includes in court and out of court representation of parents at all phases of dependency case proceedings. Attorneys are to establish and maintain an attorney-client re...
The candidate must be able to gather evidence, conduct civil lawsuits, draft legal documents, and advise clients about their legal rights. Must also be able to interview clients and witnesses, as well as handle other details in preparation for client legal representation. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for clients and the client community. Involved with o...
The candidate will submit proposals for licenses issued by state governments. Drafting and editing content for state proposals. Liaising with other members of the team (involved with real estate procurement, government compliance, graphic design, financing). Working with outside consultants (lawyers, lobbyists, researchers). Should have Juris Doctorate degree. Must have extensive writing experience. Strong document management and organizational skills essen...
The candidate represents clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for clients and the client community. involved with outreach and community education and works with the community to further the mission of firm. May supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Will be expected to handle a case load, major litigation, att...
The candidate will perform intake of cases. Will troubleshoot and establish case strategy. Draft and file petitions/applications. Communicate with clients regarding case processing and procedural issues. Update and manage status reports.
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Duties: Organize and advance energy justice work to ensure that low income clients’ concerns are centered in policy decisions addressing climate change and other environmental concerns. Supervise the litigation and policy work product of staff attorneys. Draft formal comments which advocate for and/or defend the positions of clients in a range of utility-related proceedings. Assist in developing testimony by experts and consultants in proceedings bef...
Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellow
The Fellow will focus on two types of work and provide direct civil legal assistance to rural clients, working on the broad range of important issues that fall within organization's priorities. These issues include domestic abuse and family law; housing law (evictions, foreclosures, and other landlord-tenant problems); utility shut-offs; consumer matters;
expungements; community economic development; and elder law. Will also work with assig...
H-2A Rural Summer Legal Corps Student Fellow
The Fellow will focus on creating outreach materials, networking with local agencies, performing know-your-rights presentations, assisting with legal research, and drafting legal memorandum. Should be interested in developing and helping implement organization's statewide approach to challenging the expanded use of H-2A and other foreign temporary workers. This would include monitoring H-2A applications, identifying housing site...
Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellow
Fellow will assist the Kinship Care Team in conducting outreach, as well as scheduling and publicizing the clinics. Will conduct telephone intake interviews to determine client eligibility and obtain background information in preparation for seeing an attorney in the clinic. Also attend each clinic with an attorney to assist clients who are filling out court forms or need to obtain certain records for their cases. The Fellow, with training a...
Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellow
The Student Fellowship will primarily involve directly assisting those impacted by crisis. Will assist firm Legal Aid attorneys in handling these cases at the ALJ and appeal levels. The work will involve interviewing clients, reviewing and summarizing medical records, performing legal research, drafting memoranda, assisting with briefs, and completing other tasks. If feasible, the Student Fellow will represent one or more of the claimants at...
The Attorney is responsible for managing the Fund’s delinquent contribution and withdrawal liability litigation, preparing and drafting plan and trust document amendments, administrative service agreements, disclosure documents, correspondence to participants and beneficiaries, and regulatory filings. The Attorney also will form an integral part of the Fund’s benefit claims process. The Attorney should also be comfortable in a sometimes fast-pac... read more
Blue Ridge Legal Services, the legal aid society serving the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (see www.brls.org), is seeking to fill a new staff attorney position in our Winchester office, with a primary focus on eviction defense. Admission to Virginia bar required, and demonstrated interest in poverty law desired. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Starting salary is $57,886, DOE with excellent fringe benefits. BRLS is an EEO/affirmative action employer. To apply, send letter o... read more
Blue Ridge Legal Services, the legal aid society serving the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (see www.brls.org), is seeking to fill a new temporary staff attorney position in our Harrisonburg office, with a primary focus on eviction defense. Part-time is a possibility. Admission to Virginia bar required, and demonstrated interest in poverty law desired. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Starting salary is $57,886, DOE with excellent fringe benefits. BRLS is an EEO/affirmative... read more