COMPANY OVERVIEW: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values.
Inspiring Hope. Building Futures.
The Attorney will provide legal advice and representation in accord with the best practice of the profession. Assist the Program Director with all internal and external reporting. Supervise assigned interns/volunteers.
Essential Job Duties:
1.Interview individuals seeking legal assistance and advise the client as to possible options through proper interpretation of current laws.
2.Provide ongoing legal representation to the client commencing with the initial intake interview, drafting of documents, correspondence and client applications/petitions.
3.Conduct outreach activities in the community with respect to legal issues.
4.Assist with the proper supervision of assigned interns/volunteers.
5.Ensure the timely submission of all external and internal program reports.
6.Serve as liaison between the program and community partners.
7.Complete Continuing Legal Education, in addition to any and all licensing requirements for the Jurisdiction where the attorney is licensed to practice.
8.Perform other job related duties as assigned. Requirements Education/Credentials Required:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent public speaking skills in English and Spanish
Excellent interpersonal skills
Personal Computer Proficiency
Demonstrated cultural competence and cultural responsiveness
Bi-lingual required (English and Spanish)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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