Experienced Staff Attorney

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Job location
89 Ionia Avenue Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid of Western Michigan
Street address: 
89 Ionia Avenue Suite 400
City: 
Grand Rapids
State: 
Michigan
ZIP: 
49503
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

This is a full-time experienced staff attorney position in the Grand Rapids office of LAWM. Requires 2-5 years of prior legal aid work or equivalent experience in family law, housing and consumer law, or public benefits. The attorney hired for this position will be working independently to represent clients and do community outreach and education in rural Ionia and Montcalm counties, and must have own reliable transportation (mileage reimbursed). Spanish fluency highly valued.
BENEFITS: LAWM offers a generous health benefit and vacation/sick leave package.

Requirements: 

Applicant must be admitted to the Michigan bar with requisite experience for at least 2 years, and demonstrated commitment to justice for low-income persons. This is a full time position for an initial term of at least one year, with a salary from $42,000 depending on experience.

To apply: 

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

Juan Salazar, Executive Director
Legal Aid of Western Michigan
89 Ionia NW, Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Notes: 
LAWM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply. qual Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$42,000
Submission deadline: 
Monday, May 8, 2017