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Legal Advocate, Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project, Baltimore County- Full-Time

Salary: $55,000 per year and benefits

Expected start: early to mid-June 2024

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About the Job:

The Baltimore County Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project (POARP) represents survivors of domestic violence in proceedings to obtain, enforce, and modify Protective Orders in Circuit and District Court.  The advocate works with the POARP attorneys who represent survivors in Baltimore County and Carroll County District and Circuit Courts, primarily focusing on Baltimore County.  The Legal Advocate staffs the office in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County and has extensive in-person, Zoom, and phone contact with survivors of domestic violence seeking assistance in obtaining a protective order.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and a detailed cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for this role to Project Director Sara Powel via email or mail. The expected start date for this position is early to mid-June 2024. 

Sara Powel, Family Law Project Director

Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc.

102 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 100

Towson, MD 21204


Reasonable Accommodations:

If you require accommodations during our hiring process, email admin@wlcmd.org.

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Note: Applicants do not need to possess all qualifications. Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs where they do not meet all qualifications. If you meet most of these qualifications, please apply!


The Women's Law Center offers internships for law school students throughout the year. Interns work on our domestic violence projects, such as POARP and MEDOVI, and in our administrative office, depending on the organization's needs. Interns are expected to commit to 15 hours per week. Please call to check the availability of internship opportunities. Unfortunately, funding is not available for these internships due to limited resources. However, the hours can be flexible, and part-time applicants are encouraged to apply.

If you would like to apply for an internship, please submit your resume and cover letter (detailing your interest in interning with WLC and the specific project you would like to intern with) to admin@wlcmd.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Women's Law Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WLC considers the diversity of its workforce to be vital to our organization's success in meeting its mission. We strongly encourage applicants from all cultures, races, life experiences, socio-economic classes, sexual orientations, age, gender, and physical abilities to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is our policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, familial status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law.

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