Employment Opportunities

Staff Attorney, Protective Order Advocacy and Representation Project (POARP) – Baltimore and Carroll Counties

Position Description

Salary: $72,100

This is a full-time litigation position within our POARP project, representing survivors of intimate partner violence in protective order, contempt, and modification hearings.  Hearings will primarily be in Carroll and Baltimore Counties, and occasionally Baltimore City.  While there is opportunity and a policy regarding remote work, the position requires frequent in-person court appearances at both County locations (circuit and district courts), as well as time in the courthouse offices. 

To apply, send cover letter and resume via email to: 

Laure Ruth, Legal Director: lruth@wlcmd.org 


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 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.