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Staff Attorney

Pascoe Law Firm Friendswood, TX

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
At the Pascoe Law Firm our Galveston County Personal Injury Lawyer represents injury and accident victims; we service the League City, Pearland, Webster, Friendswood, Galveston, Texas City, and Clear Lake areas.
 
The candidate will represent individuals found eligible for representation in unlawful detainer actions by the Superior Court. Additionally, the staff attorney will assist individuals with unfiled unlawful detainer actions as appropriate. Will use strategic methods and a broad range of advocacy tools to address high priority, eviction-related client needs, with particular focus on legal needs of persons and groups that experience special barriers to accessing civil legal services, including immigrants, youth, seniors, disabled persons, and other groups. Develop collaborative working relationships with a statewide network of advocates working on rental housing related issues throughout the state. Engage with the communities of people at risk of eviction and participate in legal education events for groups, social and human services providers and justice system stakeholders, and serve as a resource to other advocates working on landlord-tenant and eviction related issues. Specifically, the eviction defense staff attorney will work collaboratively with providers of rental assistance, mediation, and volunteer lawyer programs to ensure low-income renters have equal access to housing justice. Utilize Firms case management and timekeeping systems and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements and reporting needs. As needed, support the Eviction Defense Unit by providing coverage across counties as necessary. Travel to courthouses within the region and adjacent counties. Support the work of firms eviction defense partners including the local volunteer lawyer program, private attorneys, programs serving the needs of unrepresented litigants, other legal aid providers and interested parties and organizations addressing the legal needs of low-income persons.
 
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have Washington State Bar Association membership in good standing, the ability to acquire membership through admission by motion, or ability to take the next Washington bar exam. Litigation experience, with particular experience in Superior Court, tenant rights, and on matters related to housing is preferred. Experience in substantive areas, including housing, foreclosure, or other legal issues that affect low-income communities preferred. Demonstrated experience and/or connection to Firms client communities is also preferred.

Pascoe Law Firm

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Friendswood, TX
77546 USA

Industry

Legal

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