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Minnesota Disability Law Center Staff Attorney - Duluth
Posted February 13, 2018 / Duluth Office
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid’s Minnesota Disability Law Center (Legal Aid/MDLC) seeks a full-time staff attorney to work in its Duluth office beginning March to June 2018, depending on availability. This position will represent individuals with disabilities, in a wide spectrum of discrimination matters, special education, and in obtaining community-based services. The position requires providing legal advice, and representing clients in negotiations, mediations, hearings, and state and federal court. The position will conduct trainings, work on policy matters, participate in outreach activities, and monitor sites that serve individuals with disabilities. The position will work with pro bono partners and in-house volunteers. In-state travel will be required.
Robins Kaplan Fellowship Attorney
Posted February 08, 2018 / Minneapolis Office
Mid‑Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) seeks a full-time staff attorney for a two-year Robins Kaplan Fellowship position. The Fellowship Attorney will be funded by the Robins Kaplan law firm and be placed with Legal Aid’s Youth Law Project located in downtown Minneapolis. After the initial two years, the Fellowship is subject to annual renewal.
Legal Aid’s Youth Law Project provides holistic legal representation to youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, youth who have inadequate access to community-based services, and youth who have experienced abuse or neglect. The Project also focuses on the legal needs of youth and young adults who are or are at risk of being sexually trafficked. The attorney's work will also include policy advocacy, training, outreach, and community education, as appropriate to client needs.
Legal Assistants - Housing
Posted February 01, 2018 / Minneapolis Office
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid seeks two full-time legal assistants to assist representation of housing unit tenants in its Minneapolis office. Responsibilities include support of attorneys in litigation, interaction with clients, and case investigation. The successful applicant will help attorneys prepare for hearings and trials, obtain and manage case information, and work directly with clients.