STAFF ATTORNEY - HOUSING

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Job location
1610 SE 36th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Street address: 
128 Orange Avenue
City: 
Daytona Beach
State: 
Florida
ZIP: 
32114
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is seeking a Housing Staff Attorney for our dynamic, non-profit law firm at our Ocala, FL office. Legal work includes representation of clients on L/T and Foreclosure matters, legal advocacy to low income clients in civil litigation matters, negotiation of settlement agreements and appeal hearings.
The Housing Staff Attorney is a FT position with the ability to work both scheduled and flexible work hours, including some evenings/weekends, based on business need to perform duties and attend meetings and/or other functions throughout 12 county service area. CLSMF offers a generous benefits package including paid time off.

Requirements: 

Must be admitted to practice law in Florida.
2 - 4 years’ experience working with low-income and/or vulnerable clients and communities on civil legal matters; experience.
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 full caseload; and professional commitment to improving CLSMF’s presence in the regions we serve.
Must possess excellent legal and community partnership 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: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018