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Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence

System Change Attorney - NEW!!!!!

The System Change Attorney is committed to centering marginalized communities and creating the conditions where every person can thrive by providing family law legal representation, immigration law consultation and remedies, and program, advocate, and staff support.

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Your passion for the law and social/racial justice will serve as a foundation for all of your responsibilities as the System Change Attorney. You will:

  • Provide in-depth family law (85% cases) and in-depth immigration(15% cases) consultation and representation to survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking

  • Provide limited legal consultation, including legal advice, referrals, and support to victims of domestic violence who contact the coalition office through brief service phone sessions.

  • Collaborate with ICADV staff, community organizers, and key stakeholders on policy engagement and advocacy work concerning issues raised by clients and constituents.

  • Ensure compliance with Iowa law and ethics code and any other relevant state or federal laws; ensure best practices and legal oversight of the clinic.

  • Build community and be in relationship with advocates and member programs to assist victims with accessing legal information and assistance.

  • Assist with developing written resource materials useful to domestic violence advocates and victims, including manuals, training curricula, and attorney referral lists.

  • Observe, identify, and develop "real solutions" and responses for victims of violence.

  • Confidently facilitate training & technical assistance through an intersectional lens.

  •  Initiate and engage in national & state networking with policy-makers, advocates, and activists.

Does this position pique your interest? If so, send your cover letter, resume, and three references to director@icadv.org. The position will stay open until filled. 

Job Openings: Iowa Victim Services 

Job Openings: Outside Iowa Organizations

Job Openings: National 

Volunteer Opportunities with ICADV

Interpreters in the ICADV Legal Clinic 

The ICADV Legal Clinic seeks part-time, as-needed, unpaid volunteers fluent in Bosnian, French and Mandarin. As a volunteer, you will assist with oral and written communication with a survivor and written translation of applications, legal pleadings and supporting documentation for cases. We welcome volunteers with one-time or ongoing availability. 

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please contact Lindsay at 515.421.4658.