A full-time, fixed term Solicitor position is now available at JusticeNet. This role is primarily to assist with the delivery of JusticeNet’s Federal Courts Self-Representation Service (3 days / week). The position will also provide 2 days / week legal and project support to the Executive Director and Referrals Solicitor to deliver Pro Bono Connect and our new Homeless Legal service.
JusticeNet is seeking a solicitor, preferably with 1-2 years PAE, to assist with the delivery of our Self-Representation Service (Federal Courts) SA/NT (the Service).
Applicants should note that the position is three days per week on a fixed-term contract until 30 June 2020, with the potential for renewal, subject to funding. The Service has been funded under a three-year agreement with the Commonwealth Government that expires 30 June 2020. JusticeNet is seeking ongoing funding.
In September 2013, JusticeNet SA commenced a pilot Self-Representation Service in the Supreme Court of South Australia. The Service was funded by a seed grant from the Law Foundation of South Australia. Following a successful first year and a positive evaluation, JusticeNet secured additional funding to expand the Service into the District Court and open 4 days per week. The Service was re-named the State Courts Self-Representation Service.
The Walk for Justice raises vital funds for JusticeNet SA and celebrates the legal profession’s pro bono contribution to ensuring thousands of South Australians have access to justice. The Walk for Justice commences at 7:30am on Tuesday 21 May 2019 at the University of Adelaide Law School (Ligertwood Building) forecourt.
On 27 May 2016 the Crown Solicitors Office held the Inaugural CSO Art Prize Competition and Auction. Proceeds from the event were kindly donated to JusticeNet SA. The Art Prize attracted 15 entries from staff at the Crown Solicitor’s Office displaying a wide range of artistic talent from painting to photography and sculpture (including an example of an object trouve work by Jeremy Brown which received a commendation from the judges).