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Staff Attorney - Family Law  

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

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.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting salary: $70,000/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

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 not accepting applications.

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