Vacancy FAMILY LAW STAFF ATTORNEY -- NORTHAMPTON

Ad type: jobs
Company: Community Legal Aid
City: Northampton, MA
Workplace street: Northampton, MA
Category: Legal
Work schedule: Full Time
Posted: 18 Aug 2019
Requirements for the applicant
Education: J.D. Required
Job description

Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the free civil legal services provider for low-income and elderly residents of central and western Massachusetts, seeks a staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit. The attorney will be based in CLA's Northampton office and will assist clients with cases involving family law matters including divorce, child support, visitation, and custody. It is anticipated that most of the attorney's clients will be survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes. The attorney will have significant client contact and will assume an active caseload while continuing to accept new cases. The attorney will also engage community outreach and education, and will work closely with community partners including domestic violence service providers. Some grant-reporting activities are required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to sit for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Massachusetts practice rule. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred. Prior family law experience, particularly with survivors of domestic violence, also strongly preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. A demonstrated dedication to social justice and commitment to working with low-income communities. 

 

Please submit cover letter and resumes to the link provided. If you are unable to apply electronically, please submit your cover letter and resume to: Eileen Messier, Human Resources Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. CLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. CLA encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.

Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the free civil legal services provider for low-income and elderly residents of central and western Massachusetts, seeks a staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit. The attorney will be based in CLA's…

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https://communitylegal.isolvedhire.com/jobs/73317-12139.html

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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