Bankruptcy Staff Attorney

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Ohio State Legal Services Association
1108 City Park Avenue
Columbus, OH 43206
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Ohio State Legal Services Association
Street address: 
555 Buttles Avenue
City: 
Columbus
State: 
Ohio
ZIP: 
43215
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Ohio State Legal Services Association (OSLSA) is looking for a bankruptcy attorney with a commitment to making a difference in the lives of indigent people and their communities for its field office. The attorney would be located in Columbus at OSLSA's other field program, The Legal Aid Society of Columbus (LASC), and work closely with its bankruptcy attorney in identifying best practices, sharing and maximizing resources, and helping to design and implement creative systems to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of SEOLS and LASC clients and staff. Additional information about SEOLS, and LASC is available at www.seols.org and www.columbuslegalaid.org.

OSLSA offers an excellent benefits and leave package, eligibility for the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), ongoing national and statewide training opportunities, and opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of low income people.

Requirements: 

Qualifications:
Demonstrated patience, compassion, respect, and commitment to serving low-income individuals;
Experience in filing Chapter 7 bankruptcies and knowledge as to how bankruptcy issues arise in other substantive areas of the law;
Creativity and flexibility;
Ability to train and work with volunteer attorneys and students;
Comfort with technology.

Applicants must be admitted to the Ohio Bar or eligible to take the next bar exam.

To apply: 

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to James M. Daniels, SEOLS Director at [email protected].

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$44,500+DOE
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Expiration date: 
Monday, October 31, 2016