Bilingual Staff Attorney

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Genesis Women's Shelter seeks a dynamic, self starting attorney who has vision, initiative, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law to fill a position with a principal focus on family law issues. In addition to providing daily representation in civil legal matters, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to identifying and taking advantage of opportunities for strategic advocacy and to engaging in outreach to and collaboration with victims of family violence. Genesis seeks a staff attorney who has experience with or has demonstrated a comfort with solo practice addressing a wide variety of services while working on cases involving family violence, sexual assault, divorce and child custody. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Handle a caseload involving substantial litigation and other justice-related advocacy Support cases by gathering evidence, advise clients about their rights, draft legal documents, and conduct civil lawsuits from beginning to end. Conduct interviews with clients and witnesses with cultural competence, as well as handle other tasks in representing clients and the agency. Responsibility to interprets laws, rulings and regulations for client's best interest Supervisor and coordinate activities of legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Provide high-quality representation to clients who are survivors of domestic violence in accordance with agency policies and procedures and will an attorney's responsibilities under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Texas Lawyer's Creed, and the American Bar Association's Standards for Providers. Licensed to practice in Texas. Minimum of 3 years' direct family law experience including divorce, protective order, and custody. Bilingual (Spanish/English) ability required Ability to work in a solo practitioner atmosphere and paralegal support Sophisticated understanding of criminal law related to Domestic Violence is strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills required recblid 7s6s8pqa1hiqmwfnd3747irtx9rtlu Qualifications: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Genesis Women's Shelter seeks a dynamic, self starting attorney who has vision, initiative, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law to fill a position with a principal focus on family law issues. In addition to providing daily representation in civil legal matters, the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to identifying and taking advantage of opportunities for strategic advocacy and to engaging in outreach to and collaboration with victims of family violence. Genesis seeks a staff attorney who has experience with or has demonstrated a comfort with solo practice addressing a wide variety of services while working on cases involving family violence, sexual assault, divorce and child custody. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Handle a caseload involving substantial litigation and other justice-related advocacy Support cases by gathering evidence, advise clients about their rights, draft legal documents, and conduct civil lawsuits from beginning to end. Conduct interviews with clients and witnesses with cultural competence, as well as handle other tasks in representing clients and the agency. Responsibility to interprets laws, rulings and regulations for client's best interest Supervisor and coordinate activities of legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Provide high-quality representation to clients who are survivors of domestic violence in accordance with agency policies and procedures and will an attorney's responsibilities under the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, the Texas Lawyer's Creed, and the American Bar Association's Standards for Providers. Licensed to practice in Texas. Minimum of 3 years' direct family law experience including divorce, protective order, and custody. Bilingual (Spanish/English) ability required Ability to work in a solo practitioner atmosphere and paralegal support Sophisticated understanding of criminal law related to Domestic Violence is strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal skills required recblid 7s6s8pqa1hiqmwfnd3747irtx9rtlu Qualifications: BA/BS/Undergraduate
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