Staff Attorney (Family Law Project)

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Job location
220 E. Huron Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Michigan Advocacy Program
Street address: 
420 N Fourth Avenue
City: 
Ann Arbor
State: 
Michigan
ZIP: 
48104
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) has an opening for a staff attorney in its Family Law Project (FLP) office, located in Ann Arbor. The office serves Washtenaw County.

LSSCM provides free legal services to very low income and older adults in 13 counties in south-central Michigan. LSSCM is a project of the Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) which also provides statewide legal services to migrant and seasonal agricultural workers through its Farmworker Legal Services office. MAP has a full time staff of about 60 people in six offices.

The FLP staff attorney will do service and impact work, primarily in family law cases where there is a history of domestic violence.

Requirements: 

Applicants should be licensed to practice law in Michigan, demonstrate a commitment to the low income community and experience or training in handling cases involving domestic violence. Salary is from $44,000, depending on experience. LSSCM is a unionized program with excellent fringe benefits.

LSSCM is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Expiration date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017