Legal Aid Staff Attorney (Manassas)

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Job location
9240 Center Street
Manassas, VA 20110
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Rediscover why you went to law school in the first place! Make a difference in your community. Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is hiring a staff attorney for its Manassas office. LSNV is a 35+ lawyer nonprofit law firm that serves low-income, elderly, and disabled clients in civil legal matters. The staff attorney will represent clients in a variety of practice areas, including housing law, consumer protection, and elder law. The attorney’s duties will also involve networking with nonprofits and other agencies that also serve our client populations.

Requirements: 

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong litigation, communication, and organizational skills. Virginia State Bar membership required; legal aid or other nonprofit experience preferred. Bilingual Spanish ability is a plus.

To apply: 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to James Ferguson, Executive Director, at 4080 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, or e-mail materials to [email protected].

Notes: 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary range: 
Competitive nonprofit salary depends upon experience. Benefits include possible loan repayment assistance (of up to $5000 per year); generous vacation and sick leave; paid parental leave; and health, disability and life insurance coverage.
Expiration date: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017