Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.

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  • Plantation, Florida
  • Full Time

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) has an immediate opening for a Medical Legal Partnership Staff Attorney.

The Medical Legal Partnership Staff Attorney will assist clients who are patients at a primary care center with civil legal issues that are affecting the client’s health. The full-time attorney will be on site at the center three days per week and will be available, telephonically, two days per week for quick interventions, advice or counsel, and for intakes that are of an urgent nature, as well as legal consultations with health providers and staff. While on-site, the attorney will review completed questionnaires, provider referrals, meet with health providers and clients who are identified as having health-harming legal needs, provide advice and counsel and/or retain the matter for continued assistance or representation.

Selection Criteria:

J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school,
Florida Bar membership required,
Salary commensurate with experience,
Excellent benefit package,
Commitment to providing services to low-income clients,
At least 3 years’ experience in general civil law, with a working knowledge in areas such as consumer, housing, family, immigration, children’s education rights and advocacy, public benefits.

The current entry-level salary is $60,000 per year. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher, based on the applicant’s years of experience.

Please submit resumes to Janina Evans @ jevans@legalaid.org

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