Duties: Interview applicants and determine if eligibility requirements for established legal services are satisfied. Documents all client case information and related time spent in case management system accurately and timely. Ensure compliance with Legal Services Corporation (LSC) or other grantor requirements. Communicate with clients to learn about their legal needs and concerns, counsel, advise and refer them to appropriate public agencies or other comm... read more
Attorney - Estates & Trusts
The candidate will monitor and supervise estates and trusts where company is a beneficiary; perfecting conveyance and title to assets bequeathed to company; verify receipt of all assets to which company is entitled. The Attorney - Estates & Trusts will identify legal issues, including tax and environmental affecting company's interest and pursuing legal remedies and negotiating settlements, overseeing litigation, including will contests, reforma... read more
Pro Bono Development Attorney
The candidate will actively participate in achieving pro bono attorney retention and engagement goals as established by CLSMF leadership. Collaborate with pro bono coordinators to ensure effective pro bono attorney engagement communication during the course of a case and maintain updated guidance materials, sample filings, and legal training presentations. Travel to other offices or sites periodically to participate in clinics, workshops, pres... read more
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...
Family Law Attorney
The candidate must have 2+ years of experience. Should be a Florida Bar admitted attorney in good standing. Will be working primarily with clients who are victims of crime. Family Law experience or Criminal Law experience required. Ability to travel between Naples and Immokalee is needed. Bilingual Spanish and Creole skills preferred.
The candidate will be working closely with the Executive Director to oversee program stability and community impact. Will be coordinating civil legal services and outreach in the Polk, Highlands, and Hardee counties service area. Engaging in fundraising, grants management, and funder reporting to sustain and expand the legal services. Assisting to manage budgets throughout the year to ensure fiscal health. Providing supervision to staff attorneys in one o...
Fellow will be part of a prestigious cohort of EJP attorneys hosted by legal services organizations across the United States. Will provide direct legal services to older victims of crime on civil legal issues arising from their victimization in areas such as financial exploitation, guardianship, housing, employment, protection orders, public benefits, and victims’ rights enforcement. In addition to providing direct legal services, will conduct outreach and train...
HOFLA seeks a bilingual Spanish-speaking family law attorney. Family Law attorneys are responsible for the delivery of high-quality legal services in accordance with the mission and priorities of the program, the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct, and the ABA Standards for the Provision of Civil Legal Aid. You will perform a range of duties including filing legal documents, attending court proceedings, participating in mediation sessions, and counseling clients. To exce...
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HOFLA seeks a Managing Attorney to work closely with our Executive Director to oversee program stability and community impact.
Key responsibilities include:
Coordinating civil legal services and outreach in our Polk, Highlands, and Hardee counties service area;
Engaging in fundraising, grants management, and funder reporting to sustain and expand our legal services;
Assisting to manage budgets throughout the year to ensure fiscal health...
The candidate will represent clients impacted by COVID-19. Should be able to become an expert in COVID related legislation as well as state and local processes as it pertains to unemployment compensation, wage issues, housing and other civil legal areas. Must be able to spot and advocate for systemic changes within the system and work to become a statewide resource. Should be able to work remotely and have computer and technology skills in platforms such...
Administrator - National Mediation
Duties: Manage and oversee mediation operations. Increase the number of securities related disputes settled through mediation, thereby increasing customer and industry satisfaction by facilitating efficient resolution of disputes. Direct oversight of mediation program nationally including cases in which the parties agree to mediate directly and arbitration converted cases. Answer questions about the mediation process and make decisions ab...
Corporate Compliance Specialist
The candidate will integrate system-wide compliance initiatives and participates in the resolution of issues through the creation of corrective action plans. Assist the Director with identifying and analyzing areas of risk. Coordinate responses to monitoring and audit activities. Distribute material from resources with relevant compliance-related information, including DHHS, CMMS, OCR and OIG. Must have Bachelor's degree in related field or ...
The candidate will be responsible entry level work in a developing capacity, providing legal counsel and representation to a circuit court Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program which advocates for the best interests of abused, neglected and abandoned children involved in dependency proceedings. Provides legal representation in court on behalf of the GAL Program, files pleadings and motions, and attends depositions, mediations and staffings with social service ag... read more
Injunction for Protection (IFP) Project Attorney
The candidate should be a Bilingual (English/Spanish fluent in speaking, reading and writing). The IFP Project is a federally funded program which provides free legal representation to victims of domestic violence in obtaining injunctions for protection against their abuser. Florida Bar Membership Required. Family Law Experience Preferred. read more
Counsel to the Head of Enforcement
The candidate facilitates and supports consistent decision-making and foreseeable outcomes across the department. Works closely with the EVP of Enforcement and Enforcement senior management to identify novel policy and interpretive issues across the Enforcement docket, and coordinates across the organization to develop and implement organization's regulatory response. Will be the primary liaison with the Office of General Counsel, includi... read more