Assistant Bar Counsel
Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland
The Office of Bar Counsel is seeking applicants for an Assistant Bar Counsel. This attorney investigates allegations of attorney misconduct or incapacity; presents complaints to Peer Review Panels; represents the Commission at trial in circuit courts throughout the State and before the Court of Appeals; and performs other duties as directed by Bar Counsel. Applicants should be able to manage a substantial caseload independently and must possess excellent research, analytical and writing skills. Substantive litigation experience required. Starting salary range $65,300 – $68,450. Benefits include medical insurance and pension plan.
Email resume and 2 writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume must be received by close of business 7/27/18. E.O.E.
Volunteer of the Day Rent Court Program Staff Attorney
Community Legal Services – Greenbelt, MD
Community Legal Services is seeking an attorney to staff our new Rent Court Program. The attorney will develop and advertise our new Rent Court program, which will provide same day representation to tenants in Failure to Pay Rent cases. The Staff Attorney will provide legal support, representation, and advice in Failure to Pay Rent Cases. The ideal candidate will have experience working on landlord tenant cases. The staff attorney will promote and recruit members of the private bar to staff the dockets. The staff attorney will also develop a training program with our partner. Please submit a resume and cover letter.
Requirements & Skills:
Juris Doctorate (J.D.)
Admitted to the Maryland bar or eligible for admission
Graduated from an accredited law school
Litigation and/or Landlord Tenant experience
Management and Development of a program
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and manage CLS’s pilot Rent Court Program
Recruit private and schedule private attorneys to staff Failure to Pay Rent Dockets
Provide brief advice at CLS clinics
Coordinate and collaborate with partners on training and case placements
Represent clients on Failure To Pay Rent Cases as well as other Landlord Tenant cases
Attend meetings with partners and trainings
Outreach with partners and attend community events
Maintain and report statistical measurements as required, maintain documentation as required, maintain knowledge of community resources and refer/advocate as necessary, maintain current knowledge of domestic violence
Other duties and tasks as assigned by Deputy Director or Executive Director
Salary/Benefits:Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time exempt position. Annual vacation and paid sick leave, life and disability insurance, and health insurance. Metro Accessible.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year
Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie, L.L.C.
Rollins, Smalkin, Richards & Mackie, L.L.C., a mid-sized insurance defense litigation firm, seeks a law clerk for a paid position to begin immediately. This is a year-long position that extends until May 2019. The selected candidate is expected to work a minimum of thirty-five (35) hours per week during the summer and school breaks, and a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours per week while school is in session.
Ideal candidate must be organized with a great respect for attendance and punctuality, should possess strong research and writing skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and work independently. Personal transportation is a requirement.
To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and unofficial transcript. No telephone inquiries, please. Principals only.
Pro Bono Opportunites
Community Legal Services (CLS)
CLS is expanding our pro bono opportunities as well as our substitute attorney list for our Latino Family Law Clinic in Langley Park. CLS’s Latino Family Law Clinic provides brief advice and referrals to low income litigants in mostly family law cases. Most of the consultations are in Spanish.
Our clinic runs Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. We have all day or half day shifts available, and opportunities are available for anyone interested in paid subbing and/or volunteering in the next few months.
We need coverage this week and can work on setting up times for the upcoming weeks. If you are not an experienced family law practitioner but would like to learn family law, we are happy to provide training opportunities and shadowing our current attorney.
If you are interested in covering the clinic, please contact Jessica Quincosa, Executive Director of CLS, by emailing email@example.com.
Staff Attorney, Pro Bono Programs
Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc.
Want to advocate to end homelessness? Want to eliminate barriers to employment? Want to assist veterans? If
you desire a position where you have the opportunity to leverage the use of volunteers to increase legal services
that prevent and end homelessness, the Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) is seeking a full-time
staff attorney for its Pro Bono Program.
Click here for more information.