STAFF ATTORNEYS - CINA

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Job location
500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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: 

STAFF ATTORNEYS
CHILD ADVOCACY UNIT
Maryland Legal Aid announces the availability of two staff attorney positions at the Baltimore City Child Advocacy Unit for qualified applicants.
Duties: Handle all functions related to case work from initial intake through representation of clients before all relevant agencies, courts, etc. Staff attorneys may be expected to work with other attorneys, law graduates, legal assistants/paralegals, social workers, and students on cases or projects. Maintain case files in accordance with Bureau standards. Tasks assigned to staff attorneys may include any or all but are not limited to the following:

1. Screen clients for eligibility and make referrals, as appropriate.
2. Conduct preliminary and subsequent interviews with clients.
3. Conduct factual investigation and analysis, and legal research.
4. Advise clients of results of investigation and research and counsel clients about their options.
5. Prepare pleadings, including but not limited to, complaints, answers, memoranda of law, briefs, etc.
6. Develop case theory and strategy for the representation of clients.
7. Prepare cases and represent clients in negotiations, hearings, trials and appeals.
8. Work with various community groups and accept speaking engagements as assigned by supervisor.
9. Continue professional development and education through attendance at Bureau sponsored training and other programs.
10. Perform other duties, as assigned within the scope of the essential functions of the position.

Apply online at our website
www.mdlab.org/contact/employment
or copy the URLs below:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15522521&t=1
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15522611&t=1
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Requirements: 

Qualifications: Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland, or admitted in another jurisdiction and eligible for admission in the State of Maryland. Out-of-State attorneys must be able and available to take next scheduled bar exam following date of employment. Spanish language proficiency desirable.

Apply online at our website
www.mdlab.org/contact/employment
or copy the URLs below:
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15522521&t=1
https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15522611&t=1
click here or here.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
51,434 - 77,825
Submission deadline: 
Friday, March 31, 2017