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Staff Attorney

Company: New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
Location: Camden
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Dedicated to the Advancement of Women in Law Staff Attorney- Cumberland/Salem County Office (Vineland) POSITION AVAILABLE Date: January 15, 2019 Job Title: Staff Attorney- Cumberland/Salem County Office (Vineland) JOB SUMMARY:Under the direction of the unit Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney provides highest quality of legal service to SJLS clients in a variety of poverty law matters. The Staff Attorney also acts as a liaison between SJLS and the local community groups and engages in community outreach, community legal education. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Handle intake interviews; Provide direct representation to clients in a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to family, landlord/tenant, housing, consumer, public benefits, healthcare, employment and senior issues; Participate in group representation, where appropriate; Participate in staff and case acceptance meetings and program wide working groups; Work with the Managing Attorney, Director of Litigation and/or the Executive Director in planning, developing and litigating significant impact cases; Participate in community outreach and community legal education, clinics and seminars; Develop new ideas and methods to provide service to clients; Work with other staff as an effective member of the team; Assist in supervising paralegals, clerical workers and students; Other duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any state or be eligible and willing to take the next available New Jersey Bar Exam; Ability to relate to low income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume, writing sample and cover letter expressing interest in this position to: Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@ .

Keywords: New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, Camden , Staff Attorney, Other , Camden, New Jersey

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