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CCLA thrives on our diversity and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability. CCLA periodically hires for positions including attorneys, paralegals, and for legal administrative positions. For more information on open positions and career opportunities, please call the main office at 954-736-2400 or email CCLAemployment@legalaid.org.

 

Open Positions

Attorney for Broward County Family Court Self Advocacy Center

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc.’s (CCLA) Family Court Self Advocacy Center is located in the Broward County Courthouse. This family law Attorney will provide legal information and guidance to a high volume of self-represented litigants on the following matters: Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce), Paternity, Modification of time-sharing and child support, Family Court Motions, and limited information on Department of Revenue issues. While we await the full re-opening of the Courthouse, this Attorney will provide advice and counsel on family law matters via phone or zoom to eligible CCLA clients. Applicant must be a high energy, dedicated, calm and patient individual who cares about helping self-represented litigants achieve a fair and efficient resolution of their family law case. Bi-lingual preferred.

Submissions: Submit cover letter and resume to CCLAemployment@legalaid.org
(Expires: 05-21-2021)


Grants Administrator

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida seek a full time grant administrator to strategically sustain and maximize grant and foundational support opportunities. Position is exempt. Salary based on experience. Benefits package included. Equal Opportunity Employer. The Grant Administrator will examine, manage and execute all aspects of grant and foundational support efforts and activities to:

  1. Identify key funding sources available
  2. Determine feasibility of developing/sustaining programs to supplement annual budgetary allocations
  3. Write and submit proposals and applications
  4. Oversee compliance with grant requirements and preparation for monitoring of grants.

This position will encompass work on behalf of the two Legal Aid programs in Broward County that share the office campus in Plantation. The position will be located in Plantation, with occasional outlying and in-area travel as needed.

Submissions: Submit cover letter along with CV/Resume to the attention of Janina Evans at jevans@legalaid.org
(Date posted: 03-15-2021)


Victim Rights Attorney for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. (CCLA) is looking for a hardworking, compassionate attorney for a project providing victims of intimate partner violence with access to legal representation to assert and seek enforcement of their civil rights in criminal cases, including appellate proceedings.  Criminal experience is preferred.  Florida Bar membership required.  This is a full-time exempt position. The successful applicant must be able to work remotely and have technology skills in platforms such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and PDF. The attorney will also conduct outreach and trainings throughout the community. The attorney will become skilled regarding the applicable laws and dynamics of intimate partner violence. The attorney must comply with all program requirements, including efficient case management, completion of timely grant reports, time keeping, and all mandated trainings. Bilingual (English and Spanish or Creole) preferred. CCLA is an equal opportunity employer. The RISE grant is currently funded through August 31, 2021. Due to COVID, we are currently working remotely, but are located in Plantation, FL.

Submissions: Submit resume to CCLAemployment@legalaid.org.
(Date posted: 04-01-2021)


Victim Rights Paralegal for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, Inc. is looking for an organized, hardworking,  compassionate Paralegal to work on a project providing victims of crime with access to legal representation to assert and seek enforcement of their civil rights in criminal cases. The Paralegal will work under the direct supervision of the RISE Attorneys and Supervising Attorney as we provide civil legal services to victims of domestic and intimate partner violence and seniors for their abusers’ related criminal cases. The Paralegal will become familiar with the law and dynamics of intimate partner violence and elder abuse. The Paralegal will assist with all phases of case work, including: intake, interviewing clients, discovery, e-filing, investigations, calendaring, drafting pleadings, and legal research. The Paralegal will comply with all program requirements, including: time-keeping, efficient case management, completion of monthly and quarterly reports, professional development, and all mandated trainings. The successful applicant must be able to work remotely and have technology skills in platforms such as Microsoft Office and Adobe PDF. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred. Prior criminal law experience a plus. EOE. The RISE grant is currently funded through August 31, 2021. Due to COVID, we are currently working remotely, but are located in Plantation, FL.

Submissions: Submit resume to CCLAemployment@legalaid.org.
(Date posted: 04-01-2021)

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