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Staff Attorney

Tubman is seeking a full time Staff Attorney to join a collaborative team to support the agency’s mission, vision and values.

This position is designed to assist clients by providing legal information, advice and referrals, and by providing representation in court hearings. The Staff Attorney will work closely with Tubman’s network of volunteer attorneys, and will be responsible for assisting in recruiting, training and mentoring volunteer students and volunteer attorneys.

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, and 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.

 

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.
  • Multi-lingual.

 

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 July 31, 2019.