STAFF ATTORNEY - NEM CINA

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Job location
103 South Hickory Avenue
Bel Air, MD 21014
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
ZIP: 
21202
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

STAFF ATTORNEY - FULL-TIME CINA
The Northeastern Maryland office of Maryland Legal Aid located in Bel Air, Maryland, announces a full-time CINA staff attorney position for qualified applicants.

FUNCTIONS: The CINA Staff Attorney will handle all functions related to CINA case work from initial intake through representation of clients before all relevant agencies, including: shelter hearings, adjudications, exceptions hearings, Family Involvement Meetings, IEP and educational hearings related to school placement, suspensions and other disciplinary proceedings, TPR mediation, TPR trials, Post Guardianship Hearings; appellate proceedings; and, Harford County monthly juvenile justice committee meetings.

DUTIES: The CINA Staff attorney is expected to conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients; conduct factual investigation and analysis and legal research; advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients on their options; prepare cases and represent clients in negotiations, mediations, hearings, trials, and appeals; AND; work in conjunction with the CINA Paralegal to coordinate local, out of county and out of state client visits; attend drug court, attend family involvement meetings; attend IEP meetings; AND; participate in other necessary functions and duties within the scope of the position, including: working with various community groups and accepting speaking engagements as assigned; continue professional development and education through attendance at Bureau sponsored training and other programs; perform other duties as assigned.

TO APPLY visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or this URL https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=legaidbeu1&j... or click here.

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Salary: $51,434 and up, depending on experience.
Position is full-time and will remain available until filled.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland; or, admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission in the State of Maryland; graduate of an ABA – approved law school. Three years or more experience in child welfare and/ or family law. Out-of-State attorney applicants must be able and available to take next scheduled bar exam following date of employment.

TO APPLY visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment or this URL https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=legaidbeu1&j... or click here.

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Salary: $51,434 and up, depending on experience.
Position is full-time and will remain available until filled.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
53,491 - 82,345
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Expiration date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017