MANAGING HELPLINE ATTORNEY

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Job location
310 W. Magnolia Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida is seeking a client focused, outcomes driven Manager to supervise, guide and support our dynamic Staff Attorneys providing advice and brief services via the CLSMF Helpline.
As a Florida Attorney in good standing, this highly visible position’s key responsibilities are driven through direct impact on holistically advising clients, securing eligible case referrals, and overall caller to client engagement.
The CLSMF Managing Attorney – Legal Advice & Assistance Helpline is responsible for leading, planning, coordinating, and implementing a strategic workflow to engage the broader legal needs of individuals in the districts CLSMF serves and expanding the firm’s overall reach.
Responsible for managing attorneys and support staff, as well as be responsible for grantor and practice compliance with some client work.

Requirements: 

Must be admitted to practice law in Florida.
Successful candidate will have highly approachable presentation and organizational skills and the ability to effectively and consistently engage a diverse constituency
Ability to consistently and zealously advocate for clients while managing a dedicated team of legal staff with a professional commitment to improving CLSMF’s presence in the regions we serve
A minimum of 5 – 7 years’ experience working on civil legal matters; experience with low-income and/or vulnerable clients along with 4-5 years of prior management experience essential. Law firm management is preferred.
Must possess excellent legal and leadership skills and be computer literate (Microsoft Office 365)
Valid Florida automobile license, use of own auto, and proof of insurance necessary.

To apply: 

Resumes in confidence to [email protected]

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017