Family Law Staff Attorney

Community Legal Services

Location

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Category

Attorney

Posted

August 3, 2021

Type

Full-Time

Description/Duties

Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County, Inc., is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to provide legal advice and limited representation through our Family Law clinic for the Self-Represented. Legal matters include family law, domestic violence, guardianship of disabled adults, and small claims. We are seeking someone who is fun and energetic, with a passion for helping low-income and underserved individuals receive access to legal representation.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assisting clients with filling out court forms
  • Providing legal advice to self-represented litigants with questions about their cases and their legal rights
  • Answering phone calls and assisting with intakes
  • Updating legal case tracking system with case information
  • Coordinating community outreach and trainings

Skills/Qualifications

  • Licensed in Maryland (or the ability to waive in)
  • Preferred: One to two years of litigation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to do detail-oriented work and manage competing tasks
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Spanish language proficiency preferred
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others
  • Ability to multi-task and manage cases, intakes, and client calls

Compensation

BENEFITS: Two weeks paid vacation, 7 days of paid sick leave, $50,000 life insurance, short term and long-term disability insurance, and a 403(b)-retirement plan through Mutual of America.

SALARY: $62,000

How To Apply

If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to Executive Director, Jessica Quincosa, at quincosa@clspgc.org

https://www.clspgc.org/2021/08/04/we-are-hiring/