Share Email Opening Apply Now
Title

Staff Attorney - Family Law 

Position Staff Attorney - Family Law - Baltimore City  
Location Baltimore City District Court  
Department Legal Clinic  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Job Type Attorney  
Level of Education J.D.  
Shift Days  
Description

Wishing you happy holidays! If you're looking to advance or change your career, consider the House of Ruth Maryland. We're currently hiring and welcome your application.

Position Description:                                                 

  The House of Ruth Maryland Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (the Clinic) provides free legal services to survivors of intimate partner violence in order to help them gain safety and independence from their abusive partners. The Staff Attorney – Family Law advises and represents survivors of intimate partner violence in family law proceedings in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, as well as in related civil proceedings, including protective order cases. The Clinic seeks applicants who are passionate about ending domestic violence, interested in public interest law, and have at least one-year’s experience practicing family law or equivalent litigation experience. House of Ruth provides additional training and mentorship on working with survivors of intimate partner violence and family law practice.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality, trauma-informed representation to survivors of intimate partner violence in protective order and family law cases, including divorce, custody, child support, alimony, division of marital property.
  • Conduct comprehensive consultations with potential clients, which include a thorough interview about recent and past incidents of abuse, safety planning, lethality assessment, and referrals to appropriate community and legal resources.
  • Provide prompt, compassionate services to clients.
  • Maintain the Clinic’s client database and systems used for tracking clients’ cases.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. from accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice and in good standing with the Bar of Maryland
  • At least one year of experience practicing family law or equivalent litigation experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to ending domestic violence
  • Successful background check

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting salary: $65,000/year
  • Training and mentorship
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; life insurance
  • 403(b) – includes employer contribution and match
  • Paid time off – vacation, personal, sick, paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And more

 

How to Apply: Interested candidates should click on the below link and search for Legal postings, then follow the link to submit an application.

https://www2.appone.com/Search/Search.aspx?ServerVar=houseofruth.appone.com

Equal Opportunity Employer: House of Ruth Maryland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

 
COVID Policy Human Resources will maintain records of vaccination status, and this will not have any bearing on your employment.  
Benefits House of Ruth Maryland offers: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, 403(b), and more.  
EOE Statement House of Ruth Maryland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

Apply Now



WE ALSO RECOMMEND

Other Jobs Within Same Category
Attorney : Baltimore County in Baltimore County, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Legal Advocate - Baltimore in Baltimore, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Staff Attorney - Family Law in Lauraville, Baltimore, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Staff Attorney - POARP Montgomery in Rockville, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Staff Attorney - POARP Prince George's in Upper Marlboro, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]


Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Attorney : Baltimore County in Baltimore County, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Legal Advocate - Baltimore in Baltimore, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Staff Attorney - Family Law in Lauraville, Baltimore, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Staff Attorney - POARP Montgomery in Rockville, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]

Staff Attorney - POARP Prince George's in Upper Marlboro, MD
Posted on: 2/9/2024
[Apply Now]



Follow us
 


AppOne.comTM   copyrightŠ1999-2021 HR Services, Inc.
Click here for technical assistance.