Staff Attorney - Self Help Center
Maryland Legal Aid announces the availability of a full-time, Staff Attorney position at the MD Court Self-Help Center in Annapolis, Maryland. The attorney will provide legal assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with civil cases before the District and Circuit Courts, including, but not limited to, family law matters, foreclosures, landlord/tenant, expungements, and domestic violence matters. Legal services to self-represented litigants may include phone and live chat assistance or as requested by the Court. Attorneys will also provide appropriate referrals as well as assist in developing programmatic materials for use by self-represented litigants, the Maryland Court’s Self-Help Resource Center and/or Court staff. These positions are part of a Maryland Legal Aid contract with the Administrative Office of the Courts to operate the Courts’ District Court Self-Help Centers and the Maryland Court’s Self-Help Resource Center. The Maryland Courts Self Help Center operates from 8:30am-8:00pm and staff will be called upon to work shifts during those hours. Staff may be also called upon to assist at District Court Self-Help Centers.
Minimum Qualifications: Admitted to the Maryland Bar with one-year or more civil litigation experience. Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills required. Fluency in a second language preferred.
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