Staff Attorney - MDCSHC

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Job location
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Center for Legal Assistance
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Maryland Center for Legal Assistance, LLC, (MCLA) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maryland Legal Aid, announces the availability of a staff attorney position at the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center in Annapolis, Maryland.

Job Description: The attorneys will primarily provide legal assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with civil cases before the Circuit and District Courts of Maryland, including Landlord and Tenant Matters, Family Law Matters (divorce, custody, child support, and guardianship), Civil Claims, Expungement and Shielding of Records, Consumer Matters; Return of Property; Domestic Violence/Peace Orders; and Foreclosure. Legal services to self-represented litigants will primarily occur via phone and live chat assistance, or as requested by the Court.

Hours and Location: While this position is primarily located at the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center in Annapolis, Maryland, the attorneys will be called upon to support the District Court Self-Help Centers in Glen Burnie, Baltimore City, Upper Marlboro, Salisbury, Frederick and any additional offices requested by the Maryland Judiciary. The Maryland Courts Self-Help Center operates from 8:30am to 8pm, Monday through Friday and the Staff Attorney will work varying shifts within those hours. While the District Courts Self-Help Centers operate from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday,


Minimum Qualifications: Admitted to the Maryland Bar with one-year or more civil litigation experience. Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills required. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
53491 - 82345
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018