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Legal Advocate - Ramsey County
This position is designed to ensure that agency clients, including victims of interpersonal violence, receive advocacy and support at criminal and civil court hearings, while also contributing to the legal services program outcomes and the mission of the agency. The Legal Advocate provides clients with information and support regarding the court processes, safety planning and provides legal professionals input regarding domestic assault cases either with the client or on the client’s behalf. This position will also assist in writing and filing orders for protection and providing resources and referrals.
Legal Advocates often assist in recruiting and mentoring volunteers and interns providing advocacy services. Most importantly, this position maintains professional partnerships with judges, attorneys, law enforcement, and other legal/judicial court personnel.
Two + years of direct services in programs related to legal services.
Undergraduate degree, or relevant work/life experience in related field.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Own transportation and valid driver’s license and insurance.
Experience working with victims of interpersonal violence;
Experience working in a non-profit;
Experience working on multi-disciplinary teams;
Reports to: Legal Manager
TO APPLY: Send your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or Tubman Center East, Attn: HR Dept. 1725 Monastery Way, Maplewood, MN 55109.
We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About us: Tubman’s philosophy is rooted in our inspiration and namesake, Harriet Tubman. Facing unrelenting adversities, Harriet Tubman encouraged others to simply "Keep going." Each year, Tubman offers safety, hope, and healing to nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders and cultural backgrounds who are facing violence, exploitation, homelessness, addiction or mental health challenges. Our culturally responsive services are rooted in decades of research, innovation, experience and partnership. Incorporating feedback from the people we serve and the community, Tubman provides countless ways to help. To learn more, please visit www.tubman.org.