Supervising Attorney – MCLA-MCHC – (2032)

Maryland Center for Legal Assistance

Location

Annapolis, MD

Category

Attorney

Posted

June 1, 2022

Type

Full-Time

Description/Duties

Maryland Center for Legal Assistance (MCLA) announces an immediate opening for a full-time Supervising Attorney position for qualified applicants in the Maryland Court Help Center located in Annapolis, Maryland. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to handle a broad range of duties in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise daily work of staff and provide feedback, formal and informal, as needed.
  • Assist supervisory team with hiring, data reporting, developing internal resources, and trainings.
  • Provide brief legal advice and information to self-represented litigants in connection with civil legal issues including Landlord and Tenant matters, Civil Claims, Expungement and Shielding of Records, Consumer Matters, Return of Property, Domestic Violence/Peace Orders, Family Law, and Foreclosure.
  • Assist self-represented litigants in drafting their pleadings and motions, preparing for trial, completing court forms, and understanding court documents and the law.
  • Provide referrals to appropriate legal service organizations, agencies, and lawyer referral services whenever appropriate.
  • Primary hours are 12:00pm - 8:00pm, but will be required to staff morning hours on occasion and be on-call for supervisory issues as needed.
  • Be able to provide support to MCLA's other offices as needed.

Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications:

Admitted to practice in the State of Maryland. Three or more years of litigation experience and demonstrated supervisory experience. Flexible and supportive team member, able to transition quickly from one task to another. Ability to conduct rapid legal research. Strong customer service skills, including ability to emphasize and assist people who are distressed and communicate complex legal concepts in simple terms. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.

Compensation

$78,987 and up depending on experience.

How To Apply

Apply for Supervising Attorney using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&ccId=2006352630_3793&jobId=440815&lang=en_US&source=CC4

 **A RESUME AND COVER LETTER ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION**

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