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Pro Bono Director

Description: 

The Position: The Pro Bono Director is responsible for deepening relationships with law firms, corporate legal departments and sole practitioners, as well as expanding TRLS's affirmative litigation through co- counselling with the private bar. The Pro Bono Director reports to the Deputy Director and serves as a member of TRLS's leadership team. Responsibilities include:

· Develop and monitor TRLS pro bono projects, including: limited scope or full representation, participation in TRLS's legal clinics, and working with the Litigation Director to develope co-counseling partnerships on individual cases and impact litigation

· Assist in the development and presentation of substantive law trainings to private bar attorneys

· Actively engage in trainings and meetings concerning pro bono and participate in pro bono working groups/committees

· Support pro bono relationships between private bar and TRLS attorneys in all seventeen counties

· Support relationship-building efforts with local bar associations

· Work with pro bono staff in recruiting, rewarding and recognizing volunteers

· Maintain a pro bono panel for case referrals and manage cases referred to pro bono attorneys

· Recruit and coordinate placement of TRLS volunteers, law students and other professionals

· Acquire and maintain knowledge of services available for clients throughout service area.

· Actively participate in TRLS's development and communications activities

· Ensure pro bono data integrity in TRLS's case management program

· Support TRLS's overall mission, standards, policies, procedures, and confidentiality guidelines

· Work with Deputy Director in seeking new funding sources and/or preparing grant applications with pro bono components

· Work with Deputy Director and Chief Financial Officer in reporting pro bono activities and accomplishments to various funders

· Supervise other pro bono staff as directed by the Executive Director

· Develop relationships with various media to create positive publicity for the work of TRLS

 

EOE; ADA compliant. When applying please include a cover letter, resume, and three references.

***Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.***

Job Type: Full-time

 

Requirements: 

1. Must be a licensed attorney in good standing with The Florida Bar with a minimum of 5 years of legal experience.

2. Ability to relate to low-income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service.

3. Ability to work independently and responsibly.

4. Strong organizational and leadership skills.

5. Enjoys working with law students and private attorneys.

6. Strong, positive interpersonal skills.

7. Demonstrates experience and ease in working with various word processing programs, case management systems, and VoIP telephone systems.

8. Access to automobile during working hours, insured and licensed to drive in Florida.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
June 9, 2022
Organization Information: 
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
334 NW Lake City Avenue
Lake City, FL 32055
United States
Phone: 352-376-0519