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MEDICAL/LEGAL PARTNERSHIP (MLP) ATTORNEY – FULL-TIME

Posted 1 month ago

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (MMLA) is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Medical/Legal Partnership (MLP) with CentraCare in St. Cloud, MN. This position will also maintain a regular presence at the Family Practice Clinic at MMLA’s St. Cloud office. Starting date will be negotiated based upon bar admission and office needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Partner with medical providers to improve the health outcomes of patients by addressing serious legal issues that adversely impact the patient’s health
  • Provide representation on civil legal issues including:
    • Direct representation and advice
    • Complex litigation
  • Policy advocacy and outreach
  • Community education as appropriate to client, project, and office needs
  • Supporting co-workers and staff from other organizations to meet the needs of clients
  • Apply the principles of MMLA’s Racial Justice Values Statement in all interactions

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Concern for the needs and rights of low-income persons and victims of domestic violence required
  • Attorney applicants must be currently licensed in Minnesota.  Individuals who took the February Bar will be considered.
    • Attorneys admitted in states other than Minnesota can get temporary pre-exam admission  
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Windows and Office is required
  • Skills in a language other than English, particularly Spanish or Somali, preferred
  • Diverse, economic, social, or cultural experiences preferred
  • Experience in working in community partnerships preferred

SALARY:  $51,000 to $55,312 per year, depending on experience, plus benefits

APPLICATIONS:  Submit resume and cover letter at www.mylegalaid.org/employment by April 21st, 2021, or until position is filled.

No calls please.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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