Elder Law Attorney

<strong>PRESERVE DIGNITY AND SERVE WITH INTEGRITY</strong><br />Share your knowledge, experience, and talent to help people preserve their dignity through estate planning and other legal services. You will join a team of passionate and award-winning attorneys who work to support the whole client, serving with integrity and respect to their individual needs.

Minneapolis, MN 55418, USA

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<p><strong>We provide essential community-based health and human services that impact the lives of 25,000 people across the lifespan every year in 110 neighborhoods in both states. For 125 years, our work has focused on closing gaps between people and possibility, addressing a spectrum of intersecting needs&mdash;from housing to health to education to employment.<br /><br /><a href="https://www.voamnwi.org/covid19-response" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Our Response to COVID-19</a>&nbsp;<br /><a href="https://www.voamnwi.org/our-commitment-to-racial-justice" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Our Commitment to Racial Justice</a> <br /></strong></p> https://www.voamnwi.org/

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Overview: <ul> <li>Attorney will maintain a caseload of clients and will represent clients in focus practice areas, as defined from time to time.</li> <li>Representation of clients which includes giving advice, drafting documents, making court&nbsp;appearances, consulting with clients, negotiating settlements and whatever else is necessary to&nbsp;provide the clients with the legal services they need.</li> <li>Return new client calls and give telephone advice if appropriate.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Maintain accurate time sheets to record time spent on client matters; review and correct billings&nbsp;as needed.</li> <li>In conjunction with supervisor, monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the program in&nbsp;meeting participant needs and agency and funder requirements so that funder standards are&nbsp;maintained.</li> <li>Complete and maintain timely and accurate reports so that program information is available as<br />needed and agency and funder guidelines are met.</li> <li>Market and promote services to referral sources, community professionals, prospective&nbsp;participants, family members, and others so that the community is knowledgeable about the&nbsp;program, and the program can grow.</li> <li>Stay current on laws affecting practice areas, including attending Continuing Legal Education&nbsp;classes to maintain licensure.</li> <li>Join professional organizations and take advantage of networking opportunities.</li> <li>Perform public outreach and education.</li> <li>Carry our activities in a manner that recognizes, understands, and respects cultural differences in&nbsp;individuals.</li> <li>Follow all standards of professional conduct when representing clients.</li> <li>Assures program participant privacy is maintained by being knowledgeable and following&nbsp;HIPAA privacy and security regulations.</li> <li>Work as many hours as needed to complete the job.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>A license to practice law in the state of Minnesota (required)</li> <li>2-3 Years of Elder Law Practice (Preferred)&nbsp;</li> </ul>