Staff Attorney Family Law at Hireology

Hireology

Full-Time

Daytona Beach, FL, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Be a part of an organization making a difference in the Central Florida community.As an Orlando Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work Honoree and Orlando Sentinel’s 2022 Best Workplaces Honoree, Community Legal Services (CLS) is a full service civil legal aid law firm that promotes equal access to justice, which is a core American value.CLS offers an excellent benefits package, generous paid time off, 100% 403B match, and professional & intellectual growth. CLS is currently searching for a service-minded, mission driven individual to fulfill the following position:

Staff Attorney Family Law (Daytona)

Application Deadline: 2022-12-01

Description:

Community Legal Services (CLS) is seeking a Family Law Staff Attorney for our dynamic, non-profit law firm. The Staff Attorney is to provide:
• High quality legal services by representing and advising clients regarding their family law matters.
• This positionis responsible for representing low income and/or vulnerable clients on a broad range of family legal matters which includes regular court appearances, hearings, and trials in both State and Federal courts.
• This position also includes regular client interaction including completing intakes, conducting interviews, and providing advice and counsel.
• The candidate in this role will research and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations applicable to cases assigned as well as prepare and review legal writings such as pleadings, orders, discovery, and other documents for the court or government agencies.
• The individual in this key role will negotiate and draft settlement agreements and conduct or participate in outreach events or activities of the unit and organization.
• This is a Full-time position with the ability to work both scheduled and flexible work hours, including some evenings/weekends, based on business needs to perform duties, attend meetings and/or other functions throughout the CLS 12 county service area.

Qualifications:
• Must be admitted in good standing to practice law in Florida. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred.
• Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience in civil litigation or working with low-income and/or vulnerable clients and communities on civil legal matters.
• Experience with subject matter areas within the area of family law, with a high capacity to prioritize, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet strict deadlines within a rapid-paced environment.
• Ability to advocate consistently and zealously for clients in the regions we serve.
• Successful candidate will have highly approachable presentation, organizational skills, and the ability to effectively and consistently engage and collaborate with a diverse constituency of community stakeholders and organizations.
• Must possess excellent legal and community partnership skills and be computer literate (Microsoft Office 365).
• Valid Florida automobile license, use of own auto, and proof of insurance necessary.

CLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing a diverse workforce and the promotion of inclusive culture at all levels. M/F/D/V
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Job Responsibilities

  • High quality legal services by representing and advising clients regarding their family law matters
  • This positionis responsible for representing low income and/or vulnerable clients on a broad range of family legal matters which includes regular court appearances, hearings, and trials in both State and Federal courts
  • This position also includes regular client interaction including completing intakes, conducting interviews, and providing advice and counsel
  • The candidate in this role will research and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations applicable to cases assigned as well as prepare and review legal writings such as pleadings, orders, discovery, and other documents for the court or government agencies
  • The individual in this key role will negotiate and draft settlement agreements and conduct or participate in outreach events or activities of the unit and organization
  • This is a Full-time position with the ability to work both scheduled and flexible work hours, including some evenings/weekends, based on business needs to perform duties, attend meetings and/or other functions throughout the CLS 12 county service area

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Must be admitted in good standing to practice law in Florida

Benefits/What We offer

  • CLS offers an excellent benefits package, generous paid time off, 100% 403B match, and professional & intellectual growth

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