Supervising Attorney - Legal Services State Support

Posted November 16, 2017 / Minnesota Legal Services Coalition

Legal Services State Support (State Support) is seeking a full-time Supervising Attorney.  This position will supervise the work of State Support.  Responsibilities include supervision of legal work, office work planning, staff evaluations, and grants management.  The position also involves an active role in the work of State Support.  In addition, the supervising attorney will be State Support’s liaison to legal services programs in Minnesota and to the national legal services technology community.  This is a unique job that provides an exciting opportunity to make a statewide impact on improving access to justice in Minnesota.

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Housing Attorneys - Full-Time and Part-Time

Posted November 09, 2017 / Minneapolis Office

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Legal Aid) seeks up to two full-time and one part-time staff attorneys for its Minneapolis office.  The attorneys will work with our housing team protecting the rights of low-income tenants through the use of legal representation and advocacy. Legal Aid’s housing case priorities are set toward the basic and fundamental goals of eviction prevention, rent subsidy protection, and habitability rights enforcement, all with an eye toward stabilizing housing for families and individuals, as well as vindicating the rights of individual clients.

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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.

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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.

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