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Supervising Attorney

Employer
Georgia Legal Services Program
Location
Dalton, Georgia
Salary
Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications
Closing date
Feb 5, 2023

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Focus Areas
Civil Rights / Advocacy
Job Function
Legal
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP), a non-profit statewide law firm, seeks a highly-skilled, experienced attorney to serve as GLSP Supervising Attorney in the Dalton Regional Office.

Summary of Responsibilities:

A Supervising Attorney handles a caseload while mentoring assigned staff attorneys and paralegals in their work and supervising assigned staff. A Supervising Attorney handles all of the duties of a staff attorney as well as supervising others’ legal work and providing management for a group of assigned employees.

Essential Functions:

General Supervising Attorney Functions:

• Manage legal work in the office, including monitoring and controlling work loads;

• Supervise employees with ongoing feedback and performance reviews;

• Manage grant and contract compliance;

• Assure office compliance with all LSC regulations;

• Handle personnel management issues within the office;

• Foster positive work relationships and promote cooperation within the program;

• Communicate all requirements to staff effectively;

• Demonstrate good judgment, ability to handle stress, initiative, and willingness to work as a team, including working with Central Administration;

• Exhibit an overall positive attitude and a commitment to solving client problems and bringing justice to low income people in Georgia;

• Function effectively in all the requirements of being a staff attorney;

• Address issues in a timely manner;

• Organize and maintain appropriate documentation of activities;

• Engage in progressively more complex litigation and show creativity in advocacy;

• Maintain contacts with community agencies and local client groups;

• Speak to community groups and others and prepare materials for presentation;

Requirements

· Graduate of an accredited law school and current member of Georgia Bar with experience working with clients with low incomes and a commitment to social justice;

· Proven leadership skills and ability to build effective working relationships inside GLSP and with key individuals, officials and organizations outside of GLSP;

· Strong organizational skills and ability to perform tasks necessary to maintain a substantial active caseload of advocacy and litigation;

· Ability to analyze, write, and present ideas and legal concepts clearly and concisely;

· Willingness and ability to work as part of a team in a professional and collaborative manner;

· Computer literacy, which includes familiarity using email, Excel, Word, SharePoint, LegalServer, and other computer programs;

· Must have reliable transportation and a valid Georgia drivers license; and

 

A statement of interest, resume, and writing sample should be submitted to Join Our Team - Georgia Legal Services Program (glsp.org) . 

GLSP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Georgia Legal Services Program not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. GLSP values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced poverty or homelessness to apply. GLSP invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.

Company

Georgia Legal Services Program® is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to provide civil legal services for person with low incomes, creating equal access to justice and opportunities out of poverty.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
404-206-5175
Location
104 Marietta Street, Suite 250
Atlanta
GA
30303
United States
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