PANEL ATTORNEYS - DCSHC

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Job location
7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway
Room 206
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
City: 
Baltimore
State: 
Maryland
ZIP: 
21202
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Maryland Legal Aid announces the establishment of an Attorney Panel to work at the walk-in District Court Self-Help Centers in Upper Marlboro, Glen Burnie, and Salisbury, Maryland and the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center Annapolis. The panel attorneys will help each Self-Help Center maintain capacity by filling in for staff attorneys when they are on scheduled leave. When possible, panel attorneys will also fill in for staff in the event of unanticipated staff absences.

To apply online, submit cover letter and resumé at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15464701&t=1, or click here.

Position Description: The attorneys will primarily provide legal information and assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with civil cases before the Circuit and District Courts of Maryland, including landlord/tenant matters, family law matters (e.g., 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 are provided via walk-in assistance, phone calls, and live chat assistance. Panel attorneys are covered under Maryland Legal Aid’s malpractice insurance.

Hours and Location: The District Court Self-Help Centers in Upper Marlboro, Glen Burnie, and Salisbury provide legal assistance Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Maryland Courts Self-Help Center in Annapolis provides legal assistance Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 8:00pm.

To apply online, submit cover letter and resumé at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15464701&t=1, or click here.

Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications: Admitted to the Maryland Bar with one-year or more civil litigation experience. Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills. Flexible schedule. Spanish language proficiency desirable.

Maryland Legal Aid announces the establishment of an Attorney Panel to work at the walk-in District Court Self-Help Centers in Upper Marlboro, Glen Burnie, and Salisbury, Maryland and the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center Annapolis. The panel attorneys will help each Self-Help Center maintain capacity by filling in for staff attorneys when they are on scheduled leave. When possible, panel attorneys will also fill in for staff in the event of unanticipated staff absences.

To apply online, submit cover letter and resumé at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15464701&t=1, or click here.

Position Description: The attorneys will primarily provide legal information and assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with civil cases before the Circuit and District Courts of Maryland, including landlord/tenant matters, family law matters (e.g., 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 are provided via walk-in assistance, phone calls, and live chat assistance. Panel attorneys are covered under Maryland Legal Aid’s malpractice insurance.

Hours and Location: The District Court Self-Help Centers in Upper Marlboro, Glen Burnie, and Salisbury provide legal assistance Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. The Maryland Courts Self-Help Center in Annapolis provides legal assistance Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 8:00pm.

Minimum Qualifications: Admitted to the Maryland Bar with one-year or more civil litigation experience. Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills. Flexible schedule. Spanish language proficiency desirable.

Salary: The position is paid on an hourly basis. The rate of pay is determined by years of legal experience. The minimum hourly rate is $27.71 for an entry level staff attorney.

To apply online, submit cover letter and resumé at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15464701&t=1, or click here.

To apply: 

To apply online, submit cover letter and resumé at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15464701&t=1, or click here.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
50425+
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017