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Staff Attorney

This position is designed to assist clients by providing legal information, advice and referrals, and by providing representation in court hearings. This position will be based in our Maplewood office and will provide legal representation to clients in Washington, Hennepin and Ramsey counties. The Staff Attorney position will focus largely on representation in Order for Protection and Harassment Restraining Orders and will regularly include representation in family court matters such as divorce and custody.  

 

The Staff Attorney will frequently work in collaborative groups working on issues related to victim services and family law issues. While working within the Tubman team, this attorney will assist in maintaining and developing forms, policies and procedures for the legal services that Tubman provides. Additionally, this internal team tracks outcome progress and success.

 

The Staff Attorney will also be expected to provide training both internally and externally regarding issues affecting victim services and to participate in recruiting, training and mentoring volunteer attorneys and law clerks.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • JD degree and current MN license required.
  • 3 years litigation and trial experience required.
  • Experience representing low-income and diverse client populations.
  • Experience with recruiting and training volunteers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

Preferred Candidate

  • Experience working in a non-profit agency.
  • Experience working with victims of violence.
  • Experience in family law.
  • Multi-lingual.
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Leads Supervises student interns, and volunteer attorneys as needed.

 

Reports to: Senior Staff Attorney

 

TO APPLY: Send your cover letter and resume to: jobs@tubman.org. We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, people of all genders, veterans and people with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Open until filled. Preference will be given to resumes received by October 18, 2019

 

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.