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

EDUCATION LEGAL RIGHTS – ATTORNEY

Legal Aid has an opening for a full time Education Legal Rights attorney. In this position you will advocate for children suspected of having disabilities or who are already identified as having a disability. You will assist them in accessing appropriate educational services and public benefits. You will serve both community families and children in the foster care system. Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar. The ideal candidate will have litigation experience, a background in children’s law, education, psychology, the medical field, and/or related services.

Position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for our indigent client population, and travel within Broward County. Bilingual applicants preferred but not required.

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: Please submit your resume to Marissa at mdass@legalaid.org

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