Contract Attorney

HopeWorks of Howard County


Columbia, Maryland




November 23, 2020




HopeWorks is a private nonprofit agency with a mission to support and advocate for people in Howard County affected by sexual and intimate partner violence and to engage the community in creating the change required for violence prevention. HopeWorks’ services include shelter, counseling, advocacy, legal resources, prevention education, community wellness programs and volunteer opportunities.

HopeWorks is seeking an attorney experienced in protective order law to litigate protective order cases in the Howard County District and Circuit Courts for a limited period of time. The duration of the position is not fixed but is expected to last two to six months.



Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.



The individual will be compensated $500 per case, with an estimated five to 12 cases per month.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and letter of interest.

NO phone calls will be accepted.

Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to applicants whose candidacy is being considered.