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Staff Attorney (Statewide Advocacy Support Unit)

Description: 

Maryland Legal Aid announces the availability of a full-time Staff Attorney position, as part of its Pro Bono Program, based in its Baltimore City office. Maryland Legal Aid has been awarded a two-year grant to provide civil legal services at public schools in Baltimore City. The staff attorney will recruit, train and mentor attorney volunteers. The attorney will also provide legal advice to clients on site at city schools, file petitions to expunge criminal records where appropriate, address other civil legal needs of participants, and develop expertise in family law, housing, consumer law, public benefits, and other substantive matters that impact client and community health. Admission to Maryland Bar or another state bar and eligibility and willingness to apply for admission to the Maryland Bar at the earliest opportunity. One to three years of legal experience, preferably working with vulnerable populations. Spanish language proficiency desired. Evening and weekend flexibility and access to a vehicle are required.

Requirements: 

Admission to Maryland Bar or another state bar and eligibility and willingness to apply for admission to the Maryland Bar at the earliest opportunity. One to three years of legal experience, preferably working with vulnerable populations. Spanish language proficiency desired. Evening and weekend flexibility and access to a vehicle are required.

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Submission Deadline: 
December 22, 2019
Organization Information: 
Maryland Legal Aid
500 E. Lexington St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States
Phone: 410-951-7717