STAFF ATTORNEY - Carson City office

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Job location
209 N. Pratt Ave.
Carson City, NV 89705
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Nevada Legal Services
Street address: 
530 S. 6th Street
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
ZIP: 
89101
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
Position Schedule: Full-time
Practice Areas: Housing, Consumer

Nevada Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal help to low-income people across Nevada. NLS has received a grant to assist seniors and veterans in our rural communities with consumer and housing matters. Nevada Legal Services is looking to hire a staff attorney for our Carson City office. The staff attorney will be expected to travel to outlying counties and visit our Yerington office to meet with clients.

Compensation and Benefits:

$42,000-$47,000
Paid sick and vacation time
Employer-paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance for employee

Requirements: 

Requirements:
• Applicants should be licensed to practice in Nevada or in another state and eligible for admission pursuant to Supreme
Court Rule 72.1.
• Applicants must have an interest and passion for helping low-income Nevadans, seniors and veterans.
• J.D. from ABA accredited law school.
• Students graduating from law school may apply, but continued employment contingent with passing the bar.

To apply: 

Provide cover letter explaining interest, which office(s) you are applying for, resume, references, and writing sample. Online applications preferred or email Roberta O'Hara, Human Resources, at [email protected].
Successful applicants must be able to pass a comprehensive background check.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$42,000-$47,000
Submission deadline: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017