DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ATTORNEY OPENING - Lexington, VA

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Job location
215 South Main Street
Lexington, VA 24450
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.
Street address: 
P.O. Box 551
City: 
Harrisonburg
State: 
Virginia
ZIP: 
22803
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Blue Ridge Legal Services, the legal aid society serving the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia (see www.brls.org), is seeking 4 new attorneys to assist victims of domestic violence in grant-funded positions. These openings are in our Winchester, Harrisonburg, and Lexington offices - please specify which office(s) you are interested in. The domestic violence attorney will represent clients in family law cases, including civil protective order hearings and other matters arising from domestic violence. The attorney’s duties will also involve networking with the domestic violence services community, including local agencies and shelters.

Requirements: 

Admission to Virginia bar required, and demonstrated interest in poverty law and/or assisting victims of domestic violence desired. Recent law school graduates with bar results pending are welcome to apply, with hiring decisions contingent on favorable results. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

To apply: 

To apply, send letter of interest and resume to John Whitfield, Executive Director, Blue Ridge Legal Services, Inc., via e-mail to [email protected].

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Starting salary is $54,018, with excellent fringe benefits.
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016