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Legal Fellow

Company: St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Our Mission: (St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center provides comprehensive housing services and quality affordable homes to meet the challenges facing homeowners, renters and neighborhoods in the Baltimore Area. As Baltimore s oldest non-profit housing provider, St. Ambrose has served more than 125,000 families since our inception in 1968. Our innovative programs help over 3,000 low- and moderate-income families annually.Overview:The Legal Fellow will provide legal services to eligible clients ranging from brief advice to representation. Provided services are related to legal issues impacting the preservation of stable housing, including foreclosure, landlord-tenant matters, tax sales, title issues, and related real estate matters. This is a one-year appointment.Key Responsibilities:* Provide general legal advice to clients* Maintain a caseload of housing-related legal matters* Draft legal letters, documents and pleadings* Review real estate and loan documents* Attend court hearings and foreclosure meetings as necessaryKey Qualifications:* Juris Doctorate degree* Admission to Maryland Bar is preferred, but bar-eligible candidates will be considered* Strong knowledge of civil law* Ability to work well with persons from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and working styles* Knowledge of foreclosure law, landlord-tenant and related real estate matters strongly preferred* Understanding of, and commitment to, St. Ambrose s mission and goalsPhysical Requirements:This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring medium exertion, talking, and hearing on a regular basis to perform the job requirement. These physical demands are required up to 85% of the time.Anti-Discrimination Policy:St. Ambrose is committed to providing equal opportunities to all clients and does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, or disability in the administration and provision of services to the public. St. Ambrose will not tolerate acts deemed to constitute discrimination or harassment based on gender, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We value a diverse workforce.PI196324584

Keywords: St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, Baltimore , Legal Fellow, Legal , Baltimore, Maryland

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