The Maryland Center for Legal Assistance, LLC, (MCLA) a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maryland Legal Aid, announces the availability of two staff attorney positions at the Circuit and District Court Self-Help Center in Frederick, Maryland.
Job Description:The attorneys will primarily provide legal assistance to self-represented litigants in connection with civil cases before the Circuit and District Courts of Maryland, including Landlord and Tenant Matters, Family Law Matters (divorce, custody, child support, and guardianship), Civil Claims, Expungement and Shielding of Records, Consumer Matters; Return of Property; Domestic Violence/Peace Orders; and Foreclosure. Legal services to self-represented litigants will occur via walk-in assistance, phone calls, and live chat assistance, or as requested by the Court.
Hours and Location: While this position is primarily located at the Circuit and District Court Self-Help Center’s Frederick location, the attorneys will be called upon to support the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center in Annapolis as well as the District Court Self-Help Centers in Glen Burnie, Baltimore City, Upper Marlboro, and Salisbury. While the Circuit and District Court Self-Help Centers operate from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center operates from 8:30am to 8pm, Monday through Friday.
Minimum Qualifications: Admitted to the Maryland Bar with one-year or more civil litigation experience. Excellent organizational, communications, and interpersonal skills required. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.
Anyone interested in applying must send an updated resumé and cover letter to Sarah Coffey Frush, Managing Director, at www.mdcla.org to apply online, or copy this URL https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&jobId=222754&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 or https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=9156664a-1a51-4897-90b5-51213a0ce138&jobId=222755&lang=en_US&source=CC4&ccId=2006352630_3793 or click here.