VOCA`s lawyer will legally represent victims of crime seeking compensation under the Protection from Sexual Violence or Intimidation Act and the Protection from Abuse Act. representation in custody cases that enhance the safety of victims and the safety and well-being of the victim`s children; and clients who may need representation in housing, demand response and consumption. Legal representation may include the provision of advice, limited services, referrals and/or extended representation. The VOCA lawyer is trained in the dynamics and trauma of domestic and sexual violence and works with lawyers, paralegals, social workers, law students, domestic violence advocates, and others to ensure that each applicant`s urgent needs are addressed. If you need legal help, click here and fill out the PBA Pro Bono Legal Assistance Application Form which you can find here. You should also look at palawhelp.org. The search engine on the site is excellent. Enter the county where you are experiencing the issue and indicate the legal area where you can find the resources you want to track. Neighborhood Legal Services (www.nlsa.us) is seeking a full-time VOCA lawyer to join our Butler, PA office to provide the highest quality legal representation and take on all case-related functions in a high-volume general legal practice. If you are a volunteer volunteer, the following entry will describe how pro bono is conducted in this county and describe any organized pro bono program you can work with here. You can also go to the main PBA pro bono lawyers website and check out paprobono.net and register. View the www.paprobono.net/program-directory/ The Pro Bono Program Directory is a searchable database of organizations seeking the support of volunteer advocates. You can find an opportunity that aligns with your volunteer goal by using the filters in the guide to find an opportunity in your area and preferred area of law.
Neighborhood Legal Services offers free civil law services to low-income individuals and families who cannot afford a private lawyer. Depending on the specific civil law issues, they may offer direct representation, advice, assistance with self-representation, short or limited legal advice, or referral to a private lawyer (including free and reduced fees). They also provide community education on legal topics. NLS is the largest provider of civil legal aid to low-income, elderly, and abused individuals in our four-county service area. The Employed Lawyer will work with lawyers, paralegals, social workers, students and others on cases or projects, participate in and support community building, participate in the local bar association, participate in fundraising efforts, and work with NLS management to ensure compliance with all program regulations and funding requirements. This is a bargaining unit position. All lawyer engagements are subject to change as client needs change. Catherine Martin, Director of Advocacy: email@example.com. Interviews will begin shortly. Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services (724) 225-617010 W.
Cherry Ave.Washington, PA 15301 Cover letter by email, resume, three job references and a relevant writing sample at Blackburn Center (724) 836-1122PO Box 398Greensburg, PA 15601 Upsolve 928 Penn AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15222Bankruptcy NLS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to the value of diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veterans, genetic information, or sexual orientation. Butler County is part of the four-county area covered by Ward Legal Services (NLS). Check out the county service`s NLS statistics for 2019-20.