The National Youth Advocate Program, Inc. (NYAP), a multistate, non-profit child and family welfare program operating in eight states, has an opening for an experienced attorney in all aspects of Ohio Juvenile Law and Procedure to represent cases in Franklin County Juvenile Court referred by Franklin County Children Services to NYAP’s Care Management Program in Columbus, Ohio. The position requires a commitment to working with a diverse population of children and families in both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems in Franklin County and the ability to engage NYAP staff in assisting with meeting both case related needs, legal and regulatory requirements, and contract compliance matters. The position is full-time and is classified as an exempt, salaried position reporting to both the Director of the Care Management Program and NYAP General Counsel.
Salary commensurate with experience. Typical work hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM but can extend beyond 5:00 PM. Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
NYAP offers a full array of benefits to fulltime staff.
Anticipated Start Date: The candidate will begin full-time employment on or about September 1, 2019 and will work under the supervision of the current Care Management Attorney until the end of December 2019.
The position requires a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and an active Ohio license to practice law in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court. Candidates must pass all required background checks.
Interested candidates should send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org; Subject Line: Care Management Legal Counsel. For first consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply no later than 6/14/2019. You may also complete an application at https://tinyurl.com/y68m9cgw.
Must hold a Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to the Bar of the Ohio and currently licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, and be, and remain, in good standing with the Ohio Supreme Court.
Must be experienced in the law regarding child welfare including, but not limited to all areas of Ohio juvenile law, applicable provisions of the Ohio Revised Code, the Ohio Administrative Code, relevant provisions of Ohio Procedural law, Ohio Evidence Code, and relevant case law.
Must have a minimum of five years of experience practicing in Ohio Juvenile and Domestic Relations Courts and Courts of Appeal.
Must have legal malpractice “tail” coverage for any and all past professional activities, if applicable.
Proficient use of desktop and laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, printers, fax machines and photocopiers as well as software including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
About NATIONAL YOUTH ADVOCATE PROGRAM
The National Youth Advocate Program (NYAP) is a not-for-profit 501(3)c organization that has provided cost effective, community based services and support to children, youth, and families since 1978. NYAP provides a wide array of services to youth and families in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Kentucky.
NYAP is committed to supporting and protecting youth and families and strengthening the communities they serve. We provide opportunities and resources to youth and families through our innovative programs and services. NYAP strongly supports and offers guidance to our dedicated foster parents, work hard to build community support and advocate with public agencies and officials on behalf of youth and families.
Become a part of the NYAP family! We offer company sponsored training such as CPR/CPI, along with the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short Term Disability Insurance, Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance and a $50,000 Life Insurance Policy, as well as a generous paid time off policy.
For more information visit www.nyap.org