Staff Attorney - Medical Legal Partnership

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Job location
122 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32801
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Street address: 
128 Orange Avneue
Daytona Beach
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is seeking a dynamic professional in a new position as a Staff Attorney for an exciting medical-legal partnership between CLSMF and a renowned Medical Service Nonprofit in Orange County. This highly visible position’s key responsibilities are providing direct legal services to underserved, low-income clients in a variety of healthcare, Social Security legal matters, including public benefits, housing, and family law. Successful outcomes are measured through securing eligible case referrals, and overall positive engagement to clients and stakeholders in the service community.
The CLSMF Medical-Legal Partnership is responsible for successfully engaging the clients eligible within this grant as funded, working in a direct service role to serve clients and providers in an outreach capacity, and supporting the firm’s productive overall presence in area served under the grant.
Reporting to the Managing Attorney, the Medical-Legal Partnership Staff Attorney serves as the designated liaison between CLSMF, stakeholders throughout the provider community, non-profit leaders, and a wide array of human service entities, this position is responsible for cultivating, and coordinating effective working relationships, from inception to follow up to assure CLSMF’s impact to individuals served in Orange County. This Medical Legal Partnership professional role is a FT position with the ability to work both scheduled and flexible work hours, including some evenings/weekends, based on business need throughout the Orange County service area by develop effective working relationships with medical and behavioral health organizations in Orange County and serving as CLSMF’s liaison to the partner Medical Service Nonprofit.


Must be admitted to practice law in Florida with commensurate human services experience
2 - 4 years’ experience as a lawyer. Commitment to low-income/vulnerable clients and communities on legal matters; experience working or volunteering in a health or human services setting preferred.
Successful candidate will have highly approachable presentation and organizational skills and the ability to effectively and consistently engage a broad constituency, including experience in community /grant-funded programs. This is a shirtsleeves position able to creatively and zealously advocate for clients while managing a full caseload; and commitment to improving community health; with flexibility and enthusiasm about outreach and the challenges in building a new program.
Spoken and written fluency in English and Spanish preferred
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]

Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018