Staff Attorney

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Job location
14 North Main Street
Suite 401
Chambersburg, PA 17201
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Franklin County Legal Services
Street address: 
14 North Main Street, Suite 401
City: 
Chambersburg
State: 
Pennsylvania
ZIP: 
17201
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

ABOUT FCLS:
Franklin County Legal Services (“FCLS”) is an independent, non-profit agency located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania and founded in 2002. Our mission is to provide access to legal representation, advice, and education to low-income individuals with civil legal problems in Franklin and Fulton Counties of Pennsylvania.

DESCRIPTION:
FCLS is seeking applicants for a full-time Staff Attorney position. The Staff Attorney will provide legal services to indigent clients in matters involving family law, immigration law, housing, and other areas of civil legal practice. The Staff Attorney will primarily represent clients from the 39th Judicial District of Pennsylvania, which encompasses Franklin and Fulton Counties. Travel may be required.

Requirements: 

- Graduate of an ABA accredited law school;
- Admitted to practice law before the bar of any state in the United States;
- Experience in Immigration Law and/or Pennsylvania Family Law preferred but not required;
- Fluency in Spanish or Haitian Creole preferred but not required;
- Strong commitment to public interest law and working with indigent clients.

To apply: 

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit resume and cover letter to Gloria Keener, Executive Director, via e-mail at [email protected]
Subject Line: Staff Attorney Position

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Expiration date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017