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Injunction for Protection Attorney
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Job Description

Harbor House is seeking a highly skilled professional to provide direct representation to survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence and stalking in temporary and final injunction for protection proceedings and prosecutions of violations of injunctions. Conduct extensive outreach and develop formal collaborative partnerships with entities such as the clerk's office, the circuit court, law enforcement agencies, state attorneys, agencies working with LGBTQ, immigrant, and elder communities and persons with disabilities, health care providers, and faith-based organizations to develop referral protocols and to offer additional venues for the attorneys to meet with survivors to who are seeking injunctions for protection

Education and Training: JD from an accredited law school

Other Job Requirements: Florida licensed attorney in good standing with no prior Florida Bar disciplinary proceedings that resulted in the imposition of any penalty. must have a strong understanding of and commitment to the philosophy of the battered women's movement and knowledge of the feminist analysis of battering, as well as the dynamics of domestic violence, knowledge of root causes of violence against women and oppressed groups.

Experience: 2 years of litigation experience, preferably representing survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence and stalking in the injunction for protection proceedings and other civil legal matters, or prosecuting batterers in criminal proceedings. Providing direct legal representations while a law student in a supervised law school legal clinic or internship may be included as litigation experience.

Harbor House is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. We provide a dynamic and rewarding work environment with excellent benefits.

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