Temporary Attorney for COVID-19 Related Housing Advocacy
The candidate will assist in addressing legal assistance in housing cases need and other COVID-19 related casework. Should be licensed to practice law in Michigan, qualified to be admitted by waiver, or able to take the next Michigan Bar exam. Must have a demonstrated commitment to serving low-income individuals and underserved populations through lived or learned experience. Legal aid and/or litigation experience is... read more
Executive Administrative Assistant
The candidate's responsibilities include: Calendar Management; Travel Arrangements; Event Coordination; Expense Management; Record action items on meetings; Prep for internal meetings. Strong Communication Skills required. Ability to operate basic office equipment (photo copier, phone and video conferencing) required. Associate degree or equivalent practical experience required. 2-3 years’ experience of executive administrative support ...
The candidate should be licensed to practice law in Michigan or be eligible to waive in or to take the next Michigan bar examination. Should demonstrate a commitment to underserved populations—experience with issues impacting domestic violence or elder abuse survivors is ideal.
Responsibilities: The candidate will handle a broad range of matters, including but not limited to: Conducting client intake including completion of all necessary forms for clients. Serving clients who will potentially need a variety of types of legal assistance including, but not limited to, Tax Foreclosure Prevention counseling, Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention counseling, Landlord-Tenant counseling and Eviction Prevention assistance, and Land Contract coun... read more
Senior Staff Attorney
Duties: Identify, investigate, develop and litigate high-impact civil rights and civil liberties cases in federal and state court. Identify and recruit plaintiffs, conduct factual investigation and legal research, prepare memoranda, write demand letters, draft pleadings and briefs, conduct discovery, argue motions, try cases, write appellate briefs and amicus curiae briefs, and negotiate and oversee implementation of judgments and settlement agreemen... read more
RESPONSIBILITIES: Embrace philosophy of client-centered, community-based, holistic representation and commitment to excellence by providing vigorous representation with energy and enthusiasm to the residents of County. Engage in frequent court appearances and litigation, including arraignments, preliminary conferences & examinations, legal arguments, hearings & trials, and sentencings. Interview clients and their families in the office or local jails, condu... read more