The FJI Attributes of High-Quality Legal Representation identify the fundamental attributes of high-quality legal representation for parents and children in child welfare proceedings.

System attributes needed to ensure that parents’ and children’s attorneys are properly supported to meet their individual obligations to clients address:

Attribute 1: Caseload and Compensation

Attribute 2: Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Practice Model

Attribute 3: Diversity/Cultural Humility

Attribute 4: Timing of Appointment

Attribute 5: Support and Oversight

Attribute 6: Accountability/Use of Data