Managing Attorney

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Job location
633 Main St., Suite 103
Lewiston, ID 83501
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc.
Street address: 
1447 S Tyrell Lane
City: 
Boise
State: 
Idaho
ZIP: 
83706
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Managing Attorney – Lewiston Office
Idaho Legal Aid Services (ILAS) is seeking applicants for a managing attorney position in the program’s Lewiston office to serve clients in Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis, and Nez Perce Counties. The attorney may represent clients in a variety of areas including family law where there has been domestic violence, housing, public entitlements, Indian and senior law. This is a full time position of 37.5 hours per week.
Lewiston is a small town of about 32,000. Nestled in the Lewis-Clark Valley at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, the climate is mild year round and is often referred to as the Banana Belt of the Pacific Northwest. Also known as the Gateway to Hells Canyon, Lewiston is surrounded by stunning scenery. You can learn more about activities in the area here http://visitlcvalley.com/
ILAS is a statewide nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low income persons. The firm has served Idaho since 1967. Branch offices are located in Coeur d'Alene, Lewiston, Caldwell, Boise, Twin Falls, Pocatello, and Idaho Falls. Satellite offices are located at the Nampa Family Justice Center and FACES Justice Center in Boise. ILAS also has a Migrant Farmworker Law Unit, an Indian Law Unit, and three attorney-staffed legal advice lines. More information is available at www.idaholegalaid.org.
ILAS provides excellent opportunities for the professional growth of its employees. The person hired for the position must be a member of the Idaho State Bar or be able to readily obtain admission. We are looking for someone with litigation or family law experience, ideally 3-5 years, and a history of public service. Annual salary for an attorney with three years of experience $49,200+, with five years of experience $51,900+DOE. Excellent benefits include life, health, dental, and disability insurance. The successful applicant may qualify for a Legal Services Corporation loan repayment program and federal loan forgiveness programs. Generous leave benefits. Relocation assistance is available.

Requirements: 

Litigation or family law experience ideally 3-5 years
History of public service

To apply: 

Email cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected]. The position will be open until filled. ILAS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$49,200 with 3 years; $51,900 with 5 years additional for more years
Expiration date: 
Monday, July 31, 2017