Staff Attorney - Long-Term Care

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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: 

Duties: Represent low-income older adults and persons with disabilities in court, administrative hearings and mediations. Perform outreach, community education, and intake as needed. Participate in trainings and permissible legislative and policy advocacy. Serve as a resource for advocates statewide who handle long-term care cases. Areas of practice include, but are not limited to nursing home and assisted living involuntary discharge cases, resident rights, nursing home debt collection, Medical Assistance Long Term Care, home and community based waiver services, and adult medical day care related issues.

To apply online, visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15356541

Requirements: 

Qualifications: J.D. required. Admission to Maryland Bar or admission to another state bar and eligible and willing to take the first available Maryland Bar examination is required. Commitment to advocacy on behalf of older adults and persons with disabilities is required. Position also requires skills in client interviewing, research, legal analysis, negotiation, and public speaking, as well as ability to work with a wide range of clients in stressful situations. Spanish language proficiency is especially desirable.

To apply online, visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15356541

To apply: 

To apply online, visit our website at www.mdlab.org/contact/employment, or copy this URL: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15356541

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
50425+
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Expiration date: 
Friday, September 30, 2016