STAFF ATTORNEY (HOUSING)

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Job location
1610 SE 36th Street
Ocala, FL 34471
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.
Street address: 
128 Orange Avenue
City: 
Daytona Beach
State: 
Florida
ZIP: 
32114
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is seeking an Housing Staff Attorney for our dynamic, non-profit law firm at our Ocala office. Legal work includes representation of clients on L/T and Foreclosure matters, legal advocacy to low income clients in civil litigation matters, negotiation of settlement agreements and appeal hearings
The Housing Staff Attorney is a FT position with the ability to work both scheduled and flexible work hours, including some evenings/weekends, based on business need to perform duties and attend meetings and/or other functions throughout 12 county service area.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Requirements: 

Must be admitted to practice law in Florida.
2 - 4 years’ experience working with low-income and/or vulnerable clients and communities on civil legal matters; experience
Successful candidate will have highly approachable presentation and organizational skills and the ability to effectively and consistently engage a diverse constituency
Ability to consistently and zealously advocate for clients while managing a full caseload; and professional commitment to improving CLSMF’s presence in the regions we serve
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.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017