Family Law Staff Attorney

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Job location
405 Main Street
Worceseter, MA 01608
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid
Street address: 
405 Main St
City: 
Worcester
ZIP: 
01608
Job type: 
Other
Position Description: 

STAFF ATTORNEY
Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the non-profit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income and elderly clients in central and western Massachusetts, seeks a staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit. The attorney will be based in CLA’s Worcester office and will assist individuals with cases involving family law matters including divorce, child support, visitation, and custody. It is anticipated that 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 in community outreach and education, and will work closely with community partners including domestic violence service providers. Some grant-writing and grant-reporting activities are required.

Requirements: 

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.

To apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resumes to: [email protected], or mail to Eileen Messier, Human Resources Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. Equal Opportunity Employer

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Expiration date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017