Seeking Paralegal

Seeking paralegal with experience. Computer knowledge required, experience with litigation preferred. Contact Gary Dodd,  Attorney at Law, 79 Woodfin Place, Suite 206, Asheville, NC  28801. Call 828-255-0459 or email at this link.

Seeking Part-Time Administrative Assistant

Brazil & Burke, PA (www.brazilburkelaw.com), a boutique litigation and mediation law firm in downtown Asheville, seeks a part-time administrative assistant. Our firm is a Living Wage certified by Just Economics and has a proud commitment to service in the community. The ideal candidate will have a positive, team-player personality who is looking for flexible, part-time work. Paralegal certification or background is not required.

If interested, please contact Meghann Burke (meghann@brazilburkelaw.com) or Bill Brazil (bill@brazilburkelaw.com).

Contact:
8282555400
meghann@brazilburkelaw.com

Seeking Domestic Violence/ Generalist Attorney

Domestic Violence/ Generalist Attorney (Hendersonville)

Pisgah Legal Services is a community-based non-profit governed by a local Board of Directors. PLS’ annual budget consists of individual contributions and grants from governments, United Ways, Interest On Lawyers Trust Accounts, and foundations.. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, Pisgah Legal Services’ primary service area includes six WNC counties, in a mostly rural setting. The organization has offices in Asheville, Hendersonville, Rutherfordton, Brevard, and Marshall. With a dedicated staff of sixty, including attorneys and support staff, and an active pro bono panel of 300 private attorneys, the program serves more than 15,000 people per year to meet their basic needs, primarily in housing, public benefits, domestic violence prevention, health care, and consumer law.

Nature of Position: PLS is seeking a full-time N.C. licensed attorney to work out of the PLS Hendersonville office on domestic violence (MVPP)/ family law cases and general poverty law cases including landlord/tenant, consumer law, and public benefits issues. The MVPP helps victims of domestic violence escape domestic violence and live independent of their abusers. MVPP strives to provide holistic services to clients including and beyond the initial protective order.
Applicants should have legal aid experience and be passionate about promoting justice and overcoming barriers facing low-income people, be a creative and zealous attorney and a team-player and be committed to achieving lasting results for clients and low-income communities.

Responsibilities
• Representation and advice to clients in prevention of domestic violence and other poverty law cases.
• Preventive legal education and outreach.
• Some travel within sixty miles of our offices.
• This attorney will also be responsible for keeping abreast of developments in the law and disseminating information to staff, volunteer attorneys and the public.
• Handle a caseload of domestic violence prevention cases, involving frequent 50B and custody litigation. Work with domestic violence prevention agencies in the six counties. Some travel within 60 miles is required. Caseload may change in the future to include homelessness prevention and other types of poverty law.

Qualifications
• N.C. licensed attorney
• Spanish language skills would be an asset
• Experience in addressing problems associated with domestic violence, family law, foreclosure prevention, and other areas of poverty law.

Salary/ Benefits
Salary is based on experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan, as well as life, health, and disability insurance.

To Apply
Submit resume, cover letter to: employment@pisgahlegal.org. Please specify this position on the cover letter and resume.

Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Racial minorities, women, the elderly, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Contact:

employment@pisgahlegal.org

Seeking Family Justice Coordinator

Buncombe County is seeking a Family Justice Coordinator. The posting closes on December 5, 2018 and can be found at www.buncombecounty.org/jobs

The primary purpose of this position is to work collaboratively with partners to integrate community resources to provide high quality, trauma informed services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and support increased safety, accountability and resilience. The position will support the Coordinated Community Response initiatives and activities, including the Family Justice Center. We are seeking applicants with a graduate degree in Social Work, Public Administration or a related field are preferred, in addition to management experience in complex systems and experience administering public funding.

Seeking Volunteer Law Student Intern

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina is accepting applications for a volunteer student intern for summer, 2019.

Job Description: 

Law students can expect to research and draft motions and responses in pending cases; to research legal issues for indictments and investigations; to assist AUSAs in preparing for criminal trials, including assembling exhibits, drafting jury instructions and compiling exhibit and witness lists; and to attend hearings and trials as work schedules permit.

About the Office: 

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina is responsible for the prosecution of all federal crimes in western North Carolina. The office also represents the United States and its departments and agencies in civil proceedings files in federal court. Volunteer interns assist the prosecution of criminal cases and the prosecution and defense of civil cases in the District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Web Site – http://www.justice.gov/usao/ncw/

Qualifications: 

Rising 2Ls and 3Ls will be considered for the summer program to work in the Criminal and Civil Divisions. Due to the sensitive nature of the work performed at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, student volunteers will be subject to a background investigation and must be a United States citizen.

The summer program requires a minimum 10 weeks of full-time commitment.

Salary: 

Volunteer (uncompensated). Course credit may be available per school policies.

Application Process: 

A cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and legal writing sample are required. Your resume and/or cover letter should include the dates you are available and include an email address and telephone number where you can be reached. Email your application package to: usancw.staffing@usdoj.gov . Please include “Law Student Volunteer” in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline: Applications for the 2019 summer program will be accepted from December 1, 2018 thru March 1, 2019.

Application Deadline: 

Friday, March 1, 2019

Number of Positions: 

Projected volunteer positions for the summer internship; 1 – 4 positions located in the Charlotte main office & 1 (one) position located in the Asheville branch office.