Turning Point Domestic Violence Services is seeking a qualified Full Time Civil Attorney for the Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) program.
The LAV Civil Attorney provides information, legal direction, advice, and representation to qualified Turning Point clients who are seeking assistance in family law, protective orders, landlord-tenant, and other civil legal matters. The position is based in Turning Point’s administrative office in Columbus, Indiana and will provide representation to Turning Point clients in Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Johnson, and Shelby Counties. The LAV Civil Attorney will coordinate services with all Turning Point Case Managers who are referring and working with clients in need of civil legal services. Successful candidates are required to have a Juris Doctor (J.D.), be licensed to practice law in the State of Indiana, be a member in good standing of the Bar of Indiana, and have experience working with victims and survivors of intimate partner violence.
Candidates will be required to maintain professional boundaries in adherence with the Indiana Rules of Court, Rules of Professional Conduct. This role works with and is supervised by the Director of Legal Advocacy and works with non-residential case managers and emergency shelter staff to meet the immediate and long-term legal needs of survivors. The role is charged with creating a welcoming and responsive environment for survivors. The position requires the ability to multi-task, while working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
This is a full time, salaried, 40 hour per week position
Vacation, PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance benefits are available after 90 days. An employer match retirement plan is available in the 3rd year of employment. 40 hours of initial training and orientation will be provided.
Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements no later than November 21, 2019. Review of candidates will begin immediately. No phone calls please. Turning Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested candidates should send requested documents to:
Turning Point Domestic Violence Services
P.O. Box 268
Franklin, IN 46131