The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the comprehensive administration and operation of Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), assuming a leadership role within the program. This position entails substantial responsibilities, including regular consultation with the Board of Trustees. The Executive Director collaborates closely with the Board, staff, clients, and the community to shape a compelling vision for ABLE's future. A central aspect of this role involves engagement with funding entities, social service agencies, judicial bodies, legal professionals, and stakeholders committed to advancing legal support for low-income individuals. Success in this role relies on exceptional expertise in legal matters, administrative proficiency, effective leadership, and strong supervision skills, all driven by a proactive approach and sound judgment.
The Executive Director is expected to establish a strong partnership with the Executive Director of Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), as well as with the Toledo Bar Association and the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project. This collaboration involves aligning activities to ensure the efficient pursuit of organizational missions and reinforcing each other's efforts. Both Directors are to combine their expertise to maximize the streamlined execution of their duties within the framework set by the Legal Services Corporation.