2020 Florida Bar Exam Applicant

Bay Area Legal Services is seeking to fill a part-time, temporary position on our St. Petersburg Team. 

This part-time, temporary position will assist Landlord/Tenant eviction issues. The applicant is primarily responsible for conducting intakes, providing advice and counsel and when appropriate extended representation or mediation on landlord/tenant eviction issues. Some of the administrative responsibilities include: outreach, data collection and assistance with reports. This is an opportunity under the Temporary Supervised Legal Practice Program under Supreme Court Administrative Order.

Office Location

St. Petersburg
4948 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Illustrative Duties

  • To coordinate and conduct outreach and coordination to assist with landlord/tenant mediation program.
  • To assist with client intake and consultations
  • To provide advice and counsel and extended representation when appropriate through both mediation and litigation.
  • To create and produce outreach efforts to educate and impact community about the program.
  • To help track assessment goals and create reports.
  • Organize and conduct online virtual trainings.
  • Confidentially maintain records, document all outcomes, and produce periodic reports.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Preferred experience with mediation, landlord/tenant issues.
  • Approved under the Temporary Supervised Legal Practice Program
  • Preferred experience with digital content creation and hard copy materials.
  • Commitment for several months during this short term period until December 2020.
  • Proficient at online format: Zoom
  • Ability to work remotely
  • In-Person Court Appearance or Mediation if required
  • Mostly remote assignments conducted through online platform and meetings.
  • Weekly meetings with St. Petersburg Team

Compensation

  • Depends upon experience.

How to Apply

  • Send resume and cover letter to recruiting@bals.org with the subject line, "2020 FL Bar Exam Applicant". Include where you found this position (ex: bals.org, LinkedIn, Indeed, etc.).

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
 

Still have questions?

If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.

How do I apply? Am I eligible?

Call (800) 625-2257

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