JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

POST DATE: Sept 22, 2017  

 

CRESCENTCARE LEGAL SERVICES

 

Location: Baton Rouge office

Position: Managing Attorney

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

 

 

CrescentCare Legal Services (CCLS), a division of CrescentCare Health, seeks a dynamic, self-starting attorney who is innovative and has a demonstrated commitment to public interest law to manage its Baton Rouge office. This position involves an opportunity to lead the way for strategic advocacy, including impact litigation aimed at broad change to benefit persons living with HIV/AIDS and other vulnerable populations, including women and children and LGBTQ. The position also includes oversight of the design and implementation of a strategic plan for outreach to and in collaboration with community groups and providers serving low-income vulnerable populations in the area.


The primary duties of the managing attorney will be to oversee the offices litigation and other advocacy, to plan and implement outreach to and collaboration with members of the low-income community and community groups, and to foster supportive relationships with the local bar. The managing attorney will also handle his/her own caseload proportionate to management and administrative duties, including supervision of support staff and staff attorney and grant monitoring/compliance.

 

 

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    • JD from an accredited law school.
    • Current license to practice law in Louisiana (or with immediate reciprocity).
    • A minimum of 5 years relevant legal experience, including 1-3 years of supervisory experience.

         

         

       

       

      HOW TO APPLY: To apply, visit us at http://crescentcarehealth.org/contact/join-our-team/

       

       

       

       

       

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, religion, age, gender identification, pregnancy, marital or familial status, gender or sexual orientation, veteran or military status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or on the basis of any other status protected by law, and in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


       
      POST DATE: Sept 21, 2017

      Lafayette Market!

      Legal Typist

      Position open for a full-time legal typist with at least five years of experience to assist partner at downtown Lafayette law firm.
      Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid health insurance, profit sharing, vacation, holidays and paid parking.
      Applicant must have excellent typing (70 wpm) and organizational skills, as well as a strong writing ability. 

       

      Paralegal/Legal Assistant

      Position open for a full-time paralegal assistant with at least five years of experience to assist partner at downtown Lafayette law firm.
      Experience with summaries, case management, discovery responses, and trial preparation. Salary commensurate with experience.
      Benefits include paid health insurance, profit sharing, vacation, holidays and paid parking.
      Applicant must have excellent organizational and typing skills with the ability to multi-task. 

       

      Resumes in Word format to tammyfisher@legalespresso.com  


      Workers' Compensation Attorney Position Available

      Prestigious Lafayette law firm is looking for a Workers' Compensation Attorney to join their firm. 3-5 years experience.
      Strong academics are required. In exchange for your expertise, the winning candidate will receive an excellent compensation package.
      Awesome location as well! Resumes in Word format to tammyfisher@legalespresso.com.

       

       

       

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      Title Stream -- Real Estate Attorney Opening Available

      POST DATE: Sept. 20, 2017

      Title Stream, a local land title company with offices across Southeast Louisiana is currently seeking an attorney to manage the Baton Rouge office.
      Duties and legal work include, but are not limited to:

      Conducting Real Estate Closings, Curative Title Work, Estates/Successions,
      Wills, Trusts, LLC/INC Formations and Public Speaking/Teaching.

      As a licensed vendor under the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, our attorneys teach continuing education classes to real estate agents from across the state.
      The right candidate will have a warm demeanor and a natural inclination towards marketing and customer service.
      We offer full benefits. Prior knowledge of land law is not necessarily required but helpful.
      We train, providing the tools necessary for furthering advancement and expertise in this field. Salary commensurate with experience.
      For consideration please submit a cover letter with your resume to abourgeois@titlestream.com.

       

       

       

       


        
      Staff Attorney Position Available - New Orleans

      POST DATE: Aug. 29, 2017


      CrescentCare Legal Services, a division of CrescentCare, is hiring for the position of Staff Attorney  in our New Orleans office.  The legal services department of CrescentCare provides free civil legal aid to income eligible persons in Louisiana with legal issues involving matters related to or arising from their HIV status.  

       

      Position Summary: Provide direct representation of clients in state and federal courts and before administrative bodies or tribunals in cases involving a variety of areas of law, including but not limited to, housing claims, Social Security benefits, discrimination, estate planning, and debtors’ rights. Responsibilities include all aspects of direct legal assistance, including client interviewing, factual investigation, advice and counsel, brief services, legal research and writing, pretrial and trial practice. Staff Attorneys will also train and supervise student interns and volunteer attorneys; staff legal clinics; outreach and legal rights education to clients and community groups, social service providers, and CrescentCare staff; case reporting; and outcome reporting to grant funders. Additional tasks may be assigned as necessary.

       

      For more details and to apply, visit our website at http://crescentcarehealth.org/contact/join-our-team/.  

       

       

       

       

       



        

      Attorney Positions – Department of Revenue  

      POST DATE: August 23, 2017

       

      There are four attorney positions available at the Department of Revenue. Three positions are in Litigation and one position is in Policy Services. The postings close on Saturday.

       

      Litigation postings: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/1829495/attorney-1-3?keywords=Attorney%201-3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

       

       

      Policy Services posting:

       

       

       

       

       

      https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana/jobs/1829724/attorney-1-3?keywords=Attorney%201-3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

       

       

       

       

       

       

       


          

      Deputy Public Defender – Director of Training /

      POST DATE: July 17, 2017

        

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Qualifications: 

      An eligible applicant must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the United States with at least five years of criminal defense experience. If licensed as an attorney in a state other than

       

      Louisiana, the employee must become licensed as an attorney in this state within one year of being employed by the Board. An eligible applicant must also be a U.S. citizen, become a

      domiciliary of Louisiana who is registered to vote in Louisiana, and be available to work fulltime in the state’s Baton Rouge office.

       

      Duties:

      The Deputy Public Defender – Director of Training is a full-time, executive-level staff position with the State of Louisiana. Responsibilities include:

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Coordinate training of public defenders in current aspects of criminal and civil law and procedure involving public defense, including the representation of juveniles;

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Establish and supervise a training and performance evaluation program for attorneys and non-attorney staff members and contractors;

       

      Establish training and educational programs for all public defender attorneys based on

       

      models in other states, including trial advocacy and criminal procedure in the nature of mock trials, working seminars, and mentoring;

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Assist in the development and dissemination of standards and guidelines, procedures, and

       

       

      policies that will ensure that public defender services are provided consistently throughout the state;

       

      Consolidate information on important aspects of public defense and provide for a

       

      collection of official opinions, legal briefs, and other relevant information;

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Provide assistance with research or briefs and provide other technical assistance

       

      requested by a public defender providing public defender services;

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Apply for and assist in the disbursement of federal funds or other grant money to aid the

       

      statewide public defender program, provided that such gifts, grants, and donations are not otherwise prohibited by law or rule;

       

       

       

       

       

       

        

      Along with the Deputy Public Defender – Director of Juvenile Defender Services, assist

       

      the State Public Defender with oversight of the state agency and its programs; 

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Perform all other duties assigned by the State Public Defender or the Board.

       

       

      More information about the LPDB Training Program is available at:

       

       

       

       

       

      www.lpdb.la.gov/Training

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Compensation:

        

      Compensation is salaried and commensurate with experience. Employment with the State of

       

      Louisiana includes full health benefits and enrollment in the State of Louisiana Retirement

       

      System. The Louisiana Public Defender Board encourages professional development and supports these opportunities for its staff.

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      To Apply:   Please submit a resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample and three references by e-mail, fax or

       

       hard copy to:

      James T. Dixon, Jr.

      State Public Defender

      Louisiana Public Defender Board

      301 Main Street, Suite 700

      Baton Rouge, LA 70801

      fax: 225-219-9326

      email: jdixon@lpdb.la.gov

      Deadline to apply is close of business, Friday, August 10, 2017.

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       


      JOB OPPORTUNITY:    From the Louisiana Public Defender Board

       

       Trial-Level Compliance Officer / POST DATE: July 17 2017

      Qualifications:

      An eligible applicant must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the United States with at

      least three years of criminal defense experience or possess a Master’s Degree in Public

      Administration with at least five years of progressively responsible experience conducting

      organizational assessments. Applicants should have expertise in matters of performance

      evaluation development and implementation. If licensed as an attorney in a state other than

      Louisiana, the employee must become licensed as an attorney in this state within one year of

      being employed by the Board. An eligible applicant must also be a U.S. citizen, become a

      domiciliary of Louisiana who is registered to vote in Louisiana, and be available to work fulltime in the state’s Baton Rouge office.

      Duties:

      The Trial-Level Compliance Officer is a full-time, executive-level staff position with the State ofLouisiana.

      Responsibilities include:

      Develop evaluation protocols to assess district compliance with Board-adopted standards

      and guidelines;

      Develop and implement an effective evaluation implementation plan that allows for

      regular assessments and ongoing monitoring of each district public defender’s office

      compliance of board-adopted standards and guidelines;

      Provide direct oversight of regular assessments and ongoing monitoring of defense

      representation;

      Make regular reports to the board on variances to board standards and guidelines with

      respect to each district; and

      Perform all other duties assigned by the State Public Defender.

      Compensation:

      Compensation is salaried and commensurate with experience. Employment with the State of

      Louisiana includes full health benefits and enrollment in the State of Louisiana Retirement

      System. The Louisiana Public Defender Board encourages professional development and

      supports these opportunities for its staff.

      To Apply:

      Please submit a resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample, and three references by e-mail or hard

      copy to:

      James. T. Dixon, Jr.

      State Public Defender

      Louisiana Public Defender Board

      301 Main Street, Suite 700

      Baton Rouge, LA 70801

      Fax: 225-219-9326

      Email: jdixon@lpdb.la.gov

      The deadline to apply is close of business, August 10, 2017.


       

      Transactional Attorney Opening in Downtown Lafayette

      Oats & Marino is an AV-rated law firm located in the vibrant and eclectic hub of downtown Lafayette where Festival International annually occurs. With one of the most diverse base of clients in the area including institutions of higher education, state and local governmental agencies, aviation entities, businesses and individuals, this is a unique and exciting opportunity. Oats & Marino seeks attorney with approximately 3-10 yrs. of experience for matters including developing and implementing governmental programs and agreements for economic development, real estate acquisitions, public construction contracts, and private commercial agreements. Competitive compensation package combined with a collegial work environment make this an excellent opportunity to work and live in a thriving and artistic community with strong schools, manageable traffic and a great way of life.  All inquiries are strictly confidential and may be forwarded to mvbech@gmail.com    

      POSTED 7/10/2017


       

      Prominent, Lafayette Law Firm is looking for a 3-5 year Associate who has a Workers' Compensation background.  Strong academics are required.  Awesome location in Lafayette!  In exchange for your expertise, the winning candidate will receive an excellent compensation package.  Resumes in Word format to tammyfisher@legalespresso.com  For more legal opportunities, please visit our website at WWW.LEGALESPRESSO.COM 

      POSTED 7/7/2017


      OPENING FOR A PARALEGAL/LEGAL SECRETARY at a Baton Rouge firm located downtown. Candidates should possess strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and strong computer and case management software skills are a must. Knowledge in MS Office Suite and Adobe preferred. Email resume to lisab@scwllp.com. Benefits offered.

       POSTED 7/1/2017 


      THE WHITEHEAD LAW FIRM SEEKS A paralegal with solid academic credentials with 3 to 5 years litigation experience. The ideal candidate must be a self starter with excellent people and writing skills. The firm’s practice involves extensive travel throughout the United States on behalf of its’ clients. Compensation Package includes incentives, retirement, and health coverage. Reply with complete vitae ( held in the strictest confidence) to srpartnerwhiteheadlawfirm@gmail.com.

      POSTED 7/1/2017  


       

      ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY NEEDED:  The Whitehead Law Firm seeks an associate attorney with solid academic credentials with 3 to 5 years litigation experience. The ideal candidate must be a self starter with excellent trial and writing skills as well as solid people skills. The firm’s practice involves extensive travel throughout the United States on behalf of its clients. Compensation Package includes incentives retirement, and health coverage. Reply with complete vitae (held in the strictest confidence) to srpartnerwhiteheadlawfirm@gmail.com.

       POSTED 7/1/2017