Director, Homeownership Rights

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Responsibilities: The Director will pursue and lead SeniorLAW Center's mission of raising the visibility of older low-income homeowners and keeping them safe and independent in their homes and communities. The Director leads the Homeownership Rights Team of attorneys, legal advocates and law students. The Director provides direct representation to program clients, conducts community outreach, both in-person and virtual presentations, and provides professional education and training for our volunteer attorneys while also participating in local, statewide and federal systemic efforts that support our mission. The Director sets priorities for case acceptance and oversees all assignments to staff, supervises attorneys and legal advocates, participates in development of individual case handling strategy and monitors completion of assignments. The Director consults with and guides volunteer attorneys and law firm and corporate counsel pro bono practice groups handling SeniorLAW Center homeownership matters. This position reports to the Legal Director. Agency supervision of the Homeownership Rights program is performed by the Executive Director. Duties: A. Supervision and Accountability 1. Conduct quality control monitoring of intake process for the project. 2. Assign priority cases to attorneys, legal advocates and volunteer attorneys. 3. Conduct case strategy review meetings with individual staff members; frequency to be determined by knowledge and experience level of staff member. 5. Work with area law schools to hire research assistants and intake staff for court programs each semester. Assign and monitor law student research projects. Provide feedback to students and law school advisor. 6. Conduct monthly monitoring of case handling by volunteer attorney and law firm practice groups, providing support, guidance, collaboration and feedback to practice group members as needed. 7. Monitor caseloads of team members and project; assess list of cases awaiting assignment; perform quality control on closed cases and track Outcome Measurements for funding reports. 8. Organize and lead monthly Homeownership Rights team meeting. 9. Participate in the creative process of applying for new sources of project funding bringing up to date homeownership statistics a
Responsibilities: The Director will pursue and lead SeniorLAW Center's mission of raising the visibility of older low-income homeowners and keeping them safe and independent in their homes and communities. The Director leads the Homeownership Rights Team of attorneys, legal advocates and law students. The Director provides direct representation to program clients, conducts community outreach, both in-person and virtual presentations, and provides professional education and training for our volunteer attorneys while also participating in local, statewide and federal systemic efforts that support our mission. The Director sets priorities for case acceptance and oversees all assignments to staff, supervises attorneys and legal advocates, participates in development of individual case handling strategy and monitors completion of assignments. The Director consults with and guides volunteer attorneys and law firm and corporate counsel pro bono practice groups handling SeniorLAW Center homeownership matters. This position reports to the Legal Director. Agency supervision of the Homeownership Rights program is performed by the Executive Director. Duties: A. Supervision and Accountability 1. Conduct quality control monitoring of intake process for the project. 2. Assign priority cases to attorneys, legal advocates and volunteer attorneys. 3. Conduct case strategy review meetings with individual staff members; frequency to be determined by knowledge and experience level of staff member. 5. Work with area law schools to hire research assistants and intake staff for court programs each semester. Assign and monitor law student research projects. Provide feedback to students and law school advisor. 6. Conduct monthly monitoring of case handling by volunteer attorney and law firm practice groups, providing support, guidance, collaboration and feedback to practice group members as needed. 7. Monitor caseloads of team members and project; assess list of cases awaiting assignment; perform quality control on closed cases and track Outcome Measurements for funding reports. 8. Organize and lead monthly Homeownership Rights team meeting. 9. Participate in the creative process of applying for new sources of project funding bringing up to date homeownership statistics a
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