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
  • 954/736-2484
  • Full Time

HOMELESS LEGAL RIGHTS PROJECT – STAFF ATTORNEY

Attorney to work with homeless clients full-time. Person hired will assist clients with various civil legal matters including family law, immigration, driver license, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and other public benefit matters. Responsibilities include interviewing clients at various homeless shelters in Broward County, carrying a full case load, attending and participating in hearings, drafting pleadings and conducting research.

Position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for our homeless client population, and travel within Broward County. Bilingual applicants preferred.

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. Benefits include health, vision, dental, and life insurance as well as vacation, federal holidays, and sick leave. Good work-life balance. Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information about our program visit: http://legalaid.org/broward.

Submissions: Email resume to mburris@legalaid.org, Supervising Attorney, Homeless Legal Rights Project, Legal Aid Service of Broward County (954) 736-2484.

 

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