TENANTS’ RIGHTS/FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY OPENING
Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., (Legal Services) is accepting applications from attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar who have a commitment and passion for social, economic, and racial justice and want to protect the rights of low-income residents living in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. Ideal candidate will have family law experience. Areas of practice include housing and family law. Travel is required to Monroe County. The attorney will provide legal representation for tenants living primarily in public and federally subsidized housing as well as representation in a variety of family law cases including domestic violence in Monroe County.
The attorney would be responsible for his or her own caseload. The attorney’s duties include drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, negotiating with opposing parties, and representing clients in court and before administrative agencies. This position involves significant litigation, in addition to client intake and conducting home visits. The attorney will also be required to develop ongoing relationships with community, client and provider groups, develop and present community education events, and assume responsibility for special projects and clinics as may be assigned.
Spanish or Haitian Creole language capability is preferred but not required. Access to reliable transportation is required. Mileage reimbursement provided. Excellent benefit package and salary.
Submit an application consisting of a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, resume, writing sample and references to Careers@legalservicesmiami.org.
Applications accepted until position filled.
Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Racial minorities, women, the elderly, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.