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The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program Seeks Staff Attorney
January 5, 2018 | Scott Shoemaker

The Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program is a cooperative partnership between the Skagit County Bar Association and Community Action of Skagit County (Community Action). The Volunteer Lawyer Program (VLP) provides free, high quality, efficient and innovative civil legal assistance to low income people through the recruitment, training, mentoring, supervision and support of volunteer lawyers.

The Staff Attorney is an exempt, half-time position, 18.75 hours per week, working under the direction of the Skagit Volunteer Lawyer Program Manager. The primary functions of the Staff Attorney are:
1. Recruit volunteer attorneys to participate in program activities.
2. Coordinate and supervise the administration of remote legal clinics as designated, including the Wills clinic and the clinic in Concrete.
3. Coordinate and supervise the mentoring program.
4. Identifying client legal issues and triaging services.

For a detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, click here: Skagit County Volunteer Staff Attorney Job Description