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Legal Services of Greater Miami Staff Attorney - HIM (Health and Income Maintenance Unit)/Elder Justice Project

Thursday, January 13, 2022 4:12 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., (Legal Services) is accepting applications from attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar who have a commitment to and passion for the rights of low-income clients and older adults.  In addition to providing legal representation to older adults who reside in nursing homes and other institutional settings, the attorney will work with a team of lawyers and advocates from across Florida to develop strategies to increase access to legal services by nursing home residents and older adults.  The attorney will handle his or her own caseload and will be required to conduct client intake on the telephone, in-person and in the community. The attorney will be required to develop and participate in community outreach events, conduct client and provider education events, and collaborate with client and community partners. 

The attorney must be trained, or be trained, in nursing home discharge cases, Medicaid for long-term care, ethical issues relevant to representation of older adults, and other issues unique to people over 60.  The attorney must comply with funder requirements, collaborate with partners, and participate in professional activities in furtherance of Legal Services’ mission.  Must accept supervision and other duties as assigned.

 Job description is available at our website. 

http://legalservicesmiami.org/who-we-are/careers

Qualifications

            •           Florida licensed attorney.

            •           Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income people and communities.

            •           Prior experience working with older individuals.   

            •           Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

            •           Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with teams.

 Salary/ Benefits

Salary based on experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan, as well as life, health, and disability insurance.

How to Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter. Please specify this position on the cover letter and resume.

Job Type: 

Full-time Position

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In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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