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Attorney - Seeking Justice for Older Pennsylvanians in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida

Company: SeniorLAW Center
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Overview: This full-time attorney position provides advice, representation, and education for older victims of Hurricane Ida, including assistance to address urgent housing issues for both homeowners and tenants (e.g., homelessness prevention, FEMA relief denial appeals, disaster insurance claim assistance, protection from elder abuse, financial exploitation and fraud, and other assistance addressing basic human needs of shelter, safety, income and health). Experience in a legal services office and in aging and/or poverty law, working with senior citizens, minority, low-income and/or Limited English Proficient communities are all important foundations for this position, based in Center City Philadelphia. This position requires a highly professional, organized, energetic, flexible, confident, and culturally sensitive attorney to provide direct legal services to seniors. Job responsibilities include providing client intake and direct client services, including civil representation and litigation and in-person and telephone legal counseling. The attorney will also participate in community education, attend staff and coalition meetings, and participate in special projects with and as a representative of the SeniorLAW Center team. All members of the SeniorLAW Center team participate in resource development and fundraising initiatives, events, writing, and reporting, as we foster a culture of philanthropy that supports our work for older people. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Client Representation
  • Advise older Pennsylvania victims of Hurricane Ida through the Pennsylvania SeniorLAW Helpline.
  • Extended legal representation for victims of Hurricane Ida living in greater Philadelphia region (5 county area) on housing issues for both homeowners and renters ((e.g., homelessness prevention, FEMA relief denial appeals, disaster insurance claim assistance, protection from elder abuse, financial exploitation and fraud, and other assistance addressing basic human needs of shelter, safety, income and health). .
  • Timely complete required documents on all cases and referrals.
  • Manage individual caseload and representation of clients. B. Outreach/Community Relations
  • -Hold educational outreach sessions to inform community about legal rights, responsibilities, and resources to access assistance and understand and navigate systems, avoid fraud and exploitation, and prevent homelessness and other crises. YourMembership. Keywords: Attorney, Location: Philadelphia, PA - 19102

Keywords: SeniorLAW Center, Philadelphia , Attorney - Seeking Justice for Older Pennsylvanians in the Aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Legal , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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