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LAWO seeks applicants for temporary attorney

LAWO is seeking to hire a temporary attorney to assist with the representation of domestic violence survivors.

The position is supported by funding from the RISE (Rights in Systems Enforced) project. The project assists survivors with the enforcement of legal rights in criminal proceedings.  The project also assists survivors with ancillary matters related to the crime victim’s rights case.  The position can be located in any of LAWO’s offices.

The ideal candidate or candidates will participate in training to assist survivors in asserting crime victim’s rights, co-counsel cases with LAWO and other attorneys, handle individual cases, and assist with outreach and education throughout our 32- county area.  The attorneys will litigate civil protection orders and provide legal assistance with custody, divorce and other ancillary matters.  The attorney or attorneys will be supported and mentored by other LAWO attorneys.

Admission to Ohio bar required.  Candidates must have excellent legal and organizational skills.  Experience working with domestic violence survivors and in public interest law preferred. The funding for this position will be for one year, through August 31, 2021. To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter in word format to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible, and by no later than August 17, 2020.

Equal access to LAWO’s office is available. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/ application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at the address listed above. LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to create a diverse law firm, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.