The Children and Family Law Training Unit (CAFL) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking an attorney with experience in state intervention/child welfare law to work in the Training Department, CAFL Training Unit.
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The Children and Family Law Training Unit (CAFL) of the Committee for Public Counsel Services, the Massachusetts public defender agency, is seeking an attorney with experience in state intervention/child welfare law to work in the Training Department, CAFL Training Unit. While the office is located in Boston, it may be possible to situate this position in a location outside the Boston metropolitan area based upon the applicant’s experience, ties to a community, and needs of the office.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
To apply, please upload a resume, a written statement of interest, a legal writing sample, and the names of at least two professional references. The letter of interest should include a description of trial, appellate, and administrative trainings, and other relevant experience.
The Legal Training Attorney will work with the CAFL Training Unit to develop and present training programs for staff and private attorneys throughout the state.
The legal training attorney may also maintain a small child welfare trial and/or appellate caseload.
The Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation as required by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other applicable federal and state statutes and organizational policies. Applicants who have questions about equal employment opportunity or who need reasonable accommodations can contact the Director of Human Resources Management, Lisa Bacon, at email@example.com.