Job Description: Collateral Legal Assistance for Survivors Project (CLAS) – Staff Attorney, primarily in the Baltimore Metro Area
The Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc. (WLC) is a feminist, non-profit membership organization committed to ensuring 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. Complementing 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. This is a full time litigation position. We are seeking a strong, experienced attorney dedicated to assisting survivors in their journey to independence and strength, who is capable of working independently and with a team.
For a full description and how to apply: CLAS Staff Attorney
Please note: At this time, we no longer have available internships for Summer 2021. Those positions have been filled. Thank you.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.