Staff Attorney, Franklin County Legal Services
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Staff Attorney, Franklin County Legal Services Franklin County
Legal Services ("FCLS") is a charitable, nonprofit agency located
in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. FCLS was founded in 2002. Our
mission is to provide access to legal representation, advice, and
education to low-income individuals with civil legal problems.
Services are provided free of charge to the recipients of the
services. Our work provides access to justice and helps meet basic
human needs through the provision of civil legal services.
Position: FCLS is seeking applicants for a full-time Attorney
position. Funding for the position is guaranteed for twelve (12)
months with the possibility of extension. Responsibilities: Provide
civil legal services to indigent clients Access to help for all
types of civil legal problems is provided with our primary in-house
practice areas focusing on the greatest needs of immigration,
landlord/tenant, and family law Participate in regular
screening/advice sessions for potential clients and
know-your-rights presentations. Position may involve remote work
and travel Qualifications: Graduate of an ABA accredited law school
Admission to the Pennsylvania Bar preferred Will consider attorneys
licensed in another state and law school graduates Experience in
Pennsylvania Family Law, Landlord/Tenant matters, or Immigration
Law preferred as well as experience working with detained
individuals Ability to work independently and travel to meet with
clients Fluency in Spanish a plus Strong commitment to public
interest law How to Apply: To apply for this position, submit
resume and cover letter via email (gloria@) to Gloria Keener,
Executive Director. Subject Line: Attorney Position.
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