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Is your firm, agency, or organization hiring? If so, please let us know so that we can share the opportunities with members of the Bar Association of Baltimore City. Please send information to info@baltimorebar.org. We will advertise the position(s), free of charge, in our Weekly Bar Review and on our website.


Court of Special Appeals


The Court of Special Appeals is seeking a Senior Law Clerk to serve the Honorable Andrea M. Leahy at the Circuit Court for Howard County. Duties include, but not limited to: Draft appellate opinions and legal memoranda touching virtually every aspect of criminal and civil law in Maryland. Conduct extensive research and analysis of both state and federal law to resolve complex and novel legal issues, apply the pertinent laws, regulations, and judicial decisions. Assist Judge Leahy prepare for oral argument. to note that the Maryland Judiciary requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (two COVID shots plus a booster) in order to be eligible.   The position also requires, among other things, that the applicant have at least two years of legal work experience after being admitted to the Bar.  Chambers will primarily be based at the Howard County Circuit Courthouse except for days in which we have oral arguments in Annapolis. For full job announcement, CLICK HERE, and in search bar type "Senior Law Clerk". To apply, please have any interested applicants send a single PDF document consisting of the following:

(1) a cover letter
(2) a resume
(3) two writing samples
(4) transcript (unofficial is acceptable),
(5) a list of three references, including telephone number, email, and relationship to the applicant.

Applicants may email their PDF application to Zach Kobokovich, at: zachary.kobokovich@mdcourts.gov.  

 

Senior Legal Services


Senior Legal Services (SLS), a joint program of The Bar Association of Baltimore City and the Baltimore Bar Foundation, provides vital pro bono legal services to low-income seniors aged 60 and over in Baltimore City, seeks a full-time Elder Justice Initiative Attorney to serve seniors who are victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Duties include, but are not limited to: providing high quality legal services to older adults who have been victims of elder abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation, present “know your rights” sessions at senior centers, assisted living communities, and other community-based settings, and maintain relationships with referral partner organizations and departments. For full job description, CLICK HEREEmail a cover letter and resume to: SLSinfo@baltimorebar.org, with the subject line: VOCA Attorney Application. Applications will be reviewed on a first come basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

Baltimore County Public Schools


Baltimore County Public Schools is seeking a staff attorney for transactions. The ideal candidate will review all agreements, contracts, Memoranda of Understanding, construction change orders, deeds and solicitations for compliance with state law, regulation and Board of Education policy.  Ensures compliance with document productions for procurement matters as filed under the Maryland Public Information Act (MPIA) or court order. For more information or to apply, CLICK HERE.


Maryland Office of the Public Defender

Assistant Public Defender (Maryland Rural Regions)

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender (OPD) seeks dynamic, dedicated, and client-centered litigators to serve as Assistant Public Defenders in the rural regions of Maryland. OPD is looking to fill positions with our District 3 (Talbot, Queen Anne’s and Caroline Counties), District 4 (St, Mary’s), District 11 (Washington County), and (District 12 (Garrett & Allegany County) offices. Offers will be made for specific jurisdictions based on the candidate’s stated geographical limitations and preferences as well as OPD’s needs. OPD is considering candidates at all experience levels. Successful candidates for these positions will begin their employment with OPD on a rolling basis between October 2022 and February 2022. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage people historically underrepresented in the practice of law to apply. For full job description, CLICK HEREIf you wish to be considered for this position, CLICK HEREto fill out the application and please submit the following items in one email to opd-jobs.law@maryland.gov: (1) current resume, (2) cover letter addressing the above qualifications, (3) a list of three references, and (4) law school transcript (if within 3 years of graduation). In the subject line of the email please indicate “APD, Rural Region.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Closing date: September 26, 2022.

Assistant Public Defender I (Fall 2023 Class)

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender (OPD) seeks dedicated and client-centered litigators for its Fall Class 2023 to serve as Assistant Public Defenders in District Court locations throughout the State of Maryland. Candidates with limited/moderate amount of criminal trial experience interested in joining OPD to do criminal trial work are invited to apply. Offers will be made for specific jurisdictions based on OPD’s needs and the candidate’s stated geographic limitations and preferences. Successful candidates for these positions will begin their employment with OPD in late August/early September 2023. For full job description, CLICK HERETo be considered for this position please click here to fill out the application and please submit the following items in one email to opd-jobs.law@maryland.gov: (1) current resume, (2) cover letter, (3) a list of three references, and (4) a law school transcript (if within 3 years of graduation). In the subject line of the email please indicate “Fall Class 2023.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Closing Date: October 24, 2022.

Assistant Public Defender (Spring 2023 Class)

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender (OPD) seeks dynamic, dedicated, and client-centered litigators to serve as Assistant Public Defenders in offices across Maryland. Following a lengthy hiring freeze and an unprecedented number of retirements and turnover, OPD is excited to hire attorneys to join offices across Maryland. OPD currently has opportunities for candidates at all experience levels. Offers will be made for specific jurisdictions based on the candidate’s stated geographic limitations and preferences as well as OPD’s needs. Successful candidates for these positions will begin their employment with OPD on a rolling basis between October, 2022 and February, 2023. For full job description, CLICK HERE. All selected candidates, regardless of start date, will attend OPD’s Gideon’s Promise program together on February 1, 2023. If you wish to be considered please fill out the state wide application found here. Additionally, click here to fill out the supplemental form and please submit the following items in one email to opd-jobs.law@maryland.gov: (1) current resume, (2) cover letter addressing the above qualifications, (3) a list of references; and (4) law school transcript (if within 3 years of graduation). In the subject line of the email please indicate “Assistant Public Defender.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Closing date: November 11, 2022. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as offers will be made on a rolling basis.
 

University of Baltimore School of Law

Associate Director, Judicial Clerkships and Diversity Programs

The University of Balitmore School of Law seeks an Associate Director for their Judicial Clerkships and Diversity Programs. The Associate Director, Judicial Clerkships and Diversity Programs works as part of the Law Career Development Office (LCDO) team to counsel and coach students and alumni in career planning, professional and talent development, job search strategies, resume preparation, interviewing skills, and networking in the diverse legal market and other professional career paths.  Responsibilities will include overseeing the EXPLOR (Experience in Legal Organizations) program, which places 1L students in summer placements, and involves the development and management of employer relations and recruiting.  Responsibilities will also include overseeing the judicial clerkship/internship application processes and programs for opportunities in state and federal courts. Will also serve as liaison to student affinity groups and promote diversity pipeline programs. For more information or to apply, CLICK HERE.

 

Office of Administrative Hearings

The Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ).  Eligible candidates must be a lawyer in good standing for at least five years; licensed to practice law in Maryland; and possess strong interpersonal skills, outstanding analytical skills, and excellent writing, legal research, computer, and time management skills. The OAH is based in Hunt Valley, Maryland and the position may require occasional travel within Maryland. This position also allows teleworking and remote hearing options for qualified ALJs. Deadline to apply is September 21, 2022Supplemental materials include: a resume; two writing samples of different case types each no longer than ten pages, preferably written in the past 5 years; and three professional references.  Applicants must also submit a recent Certificate of Good Standing from the Maryland Court of Appeals. For full job description, or to apply, CLICK HERE.


Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP)

Director of Housing Justice

The Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP) seeks a passionate and motivated advocate to serve as the Director of Housing Justice, leading a small and dedicated team working to prevent the displacement of tenants and combat homelessness.
HPRP’s Housing Justice team fights for justice and housing rights for low-income community members through providing direct representation, community-based education and outreach, and local and statewide advocacy. Responsibilities include: Build, manage, and supervise a 3-person team, provide guidance, mentorship, professional development, and technical assistance to team members, and serve as a reliable and engaged team member within HPRP including engaging in ongoing race equity work. For full job description, CLICK HERE. To apply. please email a resume and cover letter (addressed to Carolyn Johnson, Managing Attorney) to jobs@hprplaw.org. Specify “Director of Housing Justice” in the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Equal Justice Works Housing Justice Fellow

Homeless Persons Representation Project seeks diverse and dynamic applicants for a two-year, full-time attorney position as an Equal Justice Works Housing Justice Fellow with HPRP’s Homeless Youth Initiative. The Fellowship ideally begins in August 2022. The Equal Justice Works Housing Justice Fellow will join HPRP’s Homeless Youth Initiative team to provide legal representation and advocate for housing rights of youth and young adults aged 25 and younger who are unhoused or unstably housed and separated from their parents or guardians. For full job description, CLICK HERE. To apply. please email a resume and a thoughtful, personalized cover letter (addressed to Ingrid Lofgren, Director – Youth Homelessness) to jobs@hprplaw.org. Specify “EJW Housing Justice Fellow” in the subject line of the email. References will be requested if you are scheduled for an interview. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with priority given to those received by July 29, 2022, but candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Position remains open until filled.


Goldberg Segalla LLP

Baltimore, Maryland’s Goldberg Segalla LLP’s Office is seeking applicants for the following positions:

• Civil Litigation Associate
• Labor and Employment Partner
• Product Liability Partner
• Workers Compensation Associate


The job descriptions and direct application portal can be found here. For questions or for more information on the positions above, contact Alana Glover at aglover@goldbergsegalla.com.
 

Client Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland

The Client Protection Fund of the Bar of Maryland is hiring an attorney to serve as its legal counsel.  This is a 1099 position.  Duties include but are not limited to: providing expert and strategic legal advice to the Trustees, advise on governance policies, drafting Final Decisions, representing the Fund before the Circuit and Appellate Courts, and coordinating with outside counsel on legal matters pending in other jurisdictions.  Please submit your cover letter and resume to Douglas Bregman at dbregman@bregmanlaw.com.
 

Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc.

The Women’s Law Center of Maryland, Inc. is seeking an experienced Family Law Attorney for its Family Law Hotline. The Hotline is open weekdays (unless the Court is closed) from 9:30 am-4:30 pm. The position is part-time, 17.5 per week (Monday-Friday when the court is open from 9:30 am -1 pm). Substitution for other Hotline attorneys as needed and available. Some benefits offered on a pro rata basis. Position is located off-site at your home or office.The successful applicant will have at least 2-3 years of family law experience and be a member of the Maryland Bar. Must be a compassionate person and a good listener, and enjoy speaking with members of the public about issues of family law. The Hotline offers information and referral for services on a wide range of family law topics, such as child custody, divorce, marital property, alimony, child support, name change, guardianship, etc. It also assists with court forms for family law proceedings, and issues about court procedure. Must be able to use Legal Server for data collection (training provided) for this grant-funded position. Position is dependent upon funding. Salary - $27-28 per hour. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover email to lruth@wlcmd.org. For further questions, call Laure Ruth at 410-321-8761, ext. 130.


Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service is hiring for a family law staff attorney who will support our Judicare program, which provides representation to clients with contested custody and divorce cases. The position will handle a small caseload of family law matters, provide support and mentorship to MVLS's volunteer attorney pool, organize and conduct trainings on family law topics, recruit Judicare attorneys and support overall family law services at MVLS.  The full posting can be found here. 
 

The Banks Firm, LLC

Exciting opportunity for a lawyer to obtain great, substantive experience and substantial responsibility (depending on experience level) at a busy, new law firm.

The Banks Firm, LLC is a new boutique medical malpractice and personal injury law firm focusing on serious medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases. We are located in downtown Baltimore and represent clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. in both circuit and federal courts. The Banks Firm delivers high quality legal services and comprehensive representation to its clients. We are currently seeking a strongly driven Associate Attorney to join our team. The successful candidate for this position will have 0 to 4 years in medical malpractice or personal injury litigation. This is the ideal opportunity for a candidate who wants to pursue a career as an attorney and is ready to jump into self-directed individual projects, gain significant litigation and trial experience under the supervision of a partner. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials and strong research and writing abilities. Experience taking/defending depositions is a plus. This is an excellent opportunity to work with top-notch litigation professionals in all of the circuit and federal courts of Maryland. Highly preferred requirements include: judicial clerkship, admission to D.C. bar and ability to speak Spanish.

Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to damien@thebanksfirm.com.  


U.S. Department of Justice
The Department of Justice places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities. The Department of Justice welcomes applications from candidates who are interested in positively contributing to Justice and hope that you will consider joining the dedicated public servants at the Department of Justice. To learn more about Justice and legal careers, visit the vacancy listing page.


Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC)
PBRC is Maryland’s hub for pro bono (free) civil legal assistance provided by volunteers. Equal access to justice is a core value of our nation, yet hundreds of thousands of our state’s residents cannot afford the legal help they desperately need and have no legal guarantee of a lawyer. As the pro bono arm of the Maryland State Bar Association, PBRC plays a unique role as the training, support, innovation, and advocacy center for pro bono. To learn more about PBRC and career opportunities available, CLICK HERE.

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