Job Description: Collateral Legal Assistance for Survivors Project (CLAS) – Staff Attorney, primarily in the Baltimore Metro Area
Status: Full Time Professional, grant funded
The Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc. (WLC) is a feminist, non-profit membership organization committed to assuring equal rights for women. Through our Protective Order Advocacy and Representation (POARP) Projects we represent victims of intimate partner violence in proceedings to obtain Protective Orders, as well as other protective order proceedings as they arise, in the courts in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Carroll County. Complimenting POARP, our CLAS Project, represents survivors in other legal issues arising from the domestic violence, usually custody, divorce and/or other family law issues, as well as in protective orders. Representation in other counties as able. We are seeking a strong attorney dedicated to assisting survivors in their journey to independence and strength, and capable of working independently.
Position open until filled. Accepting applications until November 30, 2018.
For more information and how to apply: CLAS Staff Attorney
The Women’s Law Center offers internships for law school students throughout the year. Interns work in our domestic violence projects, such as POARP and MEDOVI, and in our administrative office depending on the needs of the organization. Interns are expected to commit to 15 hours per week. Please call to check the availability of internship opportunities. Unfortunately, due to limited resources, funding is not available for these internships. However, the hours can be flexible and part-time applicants are encouraged to apply.
If you would like to apply for an internship, please download an internship application and submit it with a cover letter.
The Women’s Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply for any vacancy regardless of gender, race, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.