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Parent Advocate Attorney

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Allegheny County Bar Association
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (on-site)
27 days ago


The Allegheny County Bar Foundation Juvenile Court Project is accepting applications for the position of Parent Advocate Attorney. The Juvenile Court Project is a law office that represents indigent parents in dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings in Allegheny County.

The successful candidate will provide legal representation to indigent clients in dependency proceedings in front of judges and hearing officers in Allegheny County Juvenile Court.

The Parent Advocate will be responsible for:

  • conducting investigations
  • researching and preparing pleadings providing representation at hearings,
  • providing sound counsel to clients
  • maintaining organized client case files.


A law degree from an ABA accredited law school and active license to practice law in Pennsylvania are required. Courtroom experience and prior family law practice are strongly preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are a must.

Employer is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive working environment. Candidates from underrepresented groups to strongly encouraged to apply.

Email resume and cover letter. No telephone calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70586967
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Position Title: Parent Advocate Attorney
  • Job Function: Attorney
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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