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Southeastern Ohio Legal Services
15 West Locust Street, Suite A
Newark, OH 43055
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Southeastern Ohio Legal Services
Street address: 
1108 City Park Avenue, Ste, 200
City: 
Columbus
State: 
Ohio
ZIP: 
43207
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - STAFF ATTORNEY POSITIONS
SOUTHEASTERN OHIO LEGAL SERVICES
Athens, Chillicothe, Newark, New Philadelphia

Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) seeks attorneys with a demonstrated commitment to making a difference in the lives of indigent people and their communities for positions in its Athens, Chillicothe, Newark, and New Philadelphia offices. SEOLS serves low income citizens in 30 counties in southeastern/central Ohio and is one component of Ohio State Legal Services Association (OSLSA) which fights poverty and its impact through its field programs, SEOLS and The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, and its statewide advocacy program, the Ohio Poverty Law Center. NOTE: The attorney in our New Philadelphia office would have a focus on holistically advocating for domestic violence survivors, in addition to general poverty law representation and advocacy.

SEOLS attorneys are encouraged/supported in being creative, effective advocates in federal, state, and local judicial, administrative, and legislative advocacy and forums. Additional information about OSLSA is available at: www.seols.org; www.columbuslegalaid.org; and www.ohiopovertylawcenter.org.

OSLSA provides excellent ongoing training through its New Attorney Training Program, CLE-approved one and multiple day trainings on substantive poverty law and trial advocacy skills, including preparation and presentation of a mock jury trial, programwide retreats, and encouragement/opportunities to participate in statewide task forces and advocacy efforts.

Requirements: 

Provide civil legal services to clients and client groups including but not limited to advice, negotiation, litigation, and administrative advocacy.

To apply: 

Applicants must be admitted to the Ohio bar or pending results from latest bar exam. If interested, submit resume, writing sample, and references, along with a cover letter to James Daniels, SEOLS Director, [email protected].

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
In addition to a salary of $44,500+ DOE, excellent benefits/leave package, and LRAP through our state funder,
Submission deadline: 
Monday, October 2, 2017
Expiration date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017