We are seeking a dynamic part-time attorney to join our legal network team! The part-time attorney provides legal advice and representation in accord with the best practice of the profession. Assist the director with all internal and external reporting. Supervise assigned interns and volunteers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Interview individuals seeking legal assistance and advise the client as to possible options through proper interpretation of current laws.
Provide ongoing legal representation to the client commencing with the initial intake interview, drafting of documents, correspondence and client applications/petitions.
Conduct outreach activities in the community with respect to legal issues.
Assist with the proper supervision of assigned staff and volunteers.
Ensure the timely submission of all external and internal program reports.
Serve as liaison between the program and community partners.
Complete continuing legal education, in addition to any and all licensing requirements for the jurisdiction where the attorney is licensed to practice.
Requirements Education and Experience:
Law degree (J.D.)
Admission to the practice of law in any state and/or washington, dc (maryland bar preferred)
1+ years experience in general civil law
Skills and Competencies Required:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent public speaking skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Personal computer proficiency
Demonstrated cultural competence and cultural responsiveness