Full Time Attorney

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Job location
860 Avenue F
Suite 100
Plano, TX 75074
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Hopes Door Inc.
Street address: 
860 Avenue F, Suite 100
City: 
Plano
State: 
Texas
ZIP: 
75074
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
Position Description: 

Will provide emergency legal representation and counsel to survivors of domestic violence. Will conduct legal intakes, draft all necessary motions and responses to the court in a timely manner. Must collect/review all evidence of domestic violence in order to effectively prepare the client’s case before court. Must maintain all client files and records confidential. Must educate the client on legal proceedings, interpret any existing court documents, and advise the client on how to respond legally. Must be willing to educate the court on domestic violence and be prepared to respond to common legal tactics abusers use in the courtroom. Must be willing to build a productive working relationship with the client and participate a constructive role in empowering the clients to improve their lives. Must work in conjunction with the agency Legal Advocate.

Requirements: 

Juris Doctor (J.D) degree and be licensed to practice law in the state of Texas; Family Law Preferred

To apply: 

Please send your resume to [email protected]

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer Since 1986, Hope’s Door has offered safety, shelter, healing, and hope to individuals and families affected by intimate partner and family violence. Our services are designed to help everyone in a family who is affected – from victim to abuser. All services to survivors are free of charge and strictly confidential.
Salary range: 
TBD
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Expiration date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016