Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan - Attorney - Redford, MI

Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan (NLSM) has an opening for a full-time attorney at its Redford office. The attorney will be working with the Elder Law & Advocacy Center located at 12121 Hemingway, Redford. Under the direction of ELAC's Managing Attorney, this candidate will provide legal services, advice, and representation to seniors in Wayne County.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide brief and extended legal services and representation to clients 60 and older in Wayne County.
  • Interview clients.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of legal issues as they pertain to seniors.
  • Carry a personal caseload.
  • Confer with the Managing Attorney regarding case issues.
  • Responsibilities include counsel and advice, brief services, drafting documents, representation, and court appearances.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by immediate supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have obtained Juris Doctor, licensed to practice law in Michigan, and in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Candidate should be familiar with probate issues.
  • Must be able to work independently, under pressure, and work as a team player.
  • Must possess good managerial and organizational skills.

Salary range based upon experience.

Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, minority, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Position open until filled. Send cover letters and resumes to ethomas@wcnls.org and/or glane@wcnls.org.

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