Domestic Violence Legal Services Staff Attorney

 

 

Position Name

Domestic Violence Legal Services Staff Attorney

Location

Birmingham, AL

Summary

The YWCA is seeking a full-time Domestic Violence Legal Services Staff Attorney to work in our Domestic Violence Services Offices located at One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center.

Description

This position will provide advice and representation to survivors of domestic violence in civil protection order cases.  The Staff Attorney will also conduct advocacy, education and other outreach activities.

Qualifications

 

  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Outstanding oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and a high degree of flexibility
  • An ability to work collaboratively with other staff as well as self motivation

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of, or experience in, domestic violence law
  • Prior experience in a public interest setting is highly desirable
  • Member of the Alabama State Bar  

Applying

Qualified applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to Catherine Alexander-Wright: catherineaw@ywcabham.org.  In the letter of interest, include information about your experience working directly with clients, and any court experience you have as well as any history of public interest work.

No phone calls please.