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Staff Attorney - Willmar
Posted October 23, 2017 / Willmar Office
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid is seeking a staff attorney for its Willmar office. Law school 2017 graduates who have passed the Minnesota Bar Examination will be considered.
The Staff Attorney will provide representation to crime victims on a wide range of poverty law issues, including family law, housing, and public benefits. Representation of low‑income individuals can include service work, complex litigation, outreach, and community education as appropriate to client and office needs.
Office Support Secretary/Client Services-Intake
Posted October 19, 2017 / Minneapolis Office
The downtown Minneapolis office of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid seeks an Office Support Secretary/Client Services-Intake staff member(s). This position could be full-time (performing the duties of both the Office Support Secretary and the Client Services-Intake positions) or two separate half-time positions.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This person will be a half-time secretary and half-time member of the Intake staff (or two separate positions). Secretarial responsibilities include: generating documents utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, and database software; organizing and maintaining files; general filing, copying, scanning, sorting and distributing incoming mail, posting outgoing mail, internet research, data entry, proofreading, provide back-up to others on the support staff team, and other duties as assigned.
Our Intake staff are often the first point of contact clients have with Legal Aid and use a person-centered approach in screening and discussing the client’s situation. Intake staff responsibilities include: conducting initial client intakes (determining eligibility, interviewing potential client to collect facts in the case, writing a summary of the interview, and entering information into a case management database); answering the main switchboard and directing callers to staff and making referrals; processing office files by updating information in a database; creating and sending form letters; greeting and assisting visitors to the office; interpreting/translation (assuming second language fluency); and performing other tasks as needed, such as library filing.
TO APPLY: Submit resume and a cover letter online (see button at right). Please indicate in your cover letter whether you are interested in the combined full-time position or one or both of the half-time positions. No calls please.
Consumer & Tax Staff Attorney 10-2017
Posted October 10, 2017 / Minneapolis Office
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney with a passion for justice to work in its Minneapolis office with a team protecting homeowners, consumers, and taxpayers. Applicants must be licensed in Minnesota, eligible for immediate admission by reciprocity, or have passed the July 2017 Minnesota Bar exam.
MDLC Staff Attorney
Posted September 26, 2017 / Minneapolis Office
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid’s Minnesota Disability Law Center seeks a full-time staff attorney to work in its Minneapolis office to represent individuals with disabilities in a wide spectrum of discrimination matters and in obtaining community-based services. In-state travel will be required.