Staff Attorney - Housing

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Job location
405 Main St
Worceseter, MA 01608
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid
Street address: 
405 Main St
City: 
Worcester
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
01608
Job type: 
Other
Position Description: 

Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the non-profit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income and elderly clients in central and western Massachusetts, seeks a housing attorney for its Worcester office. The attorney will represent tenants in eviction cases, assist tenants facing denials or terminations from public and subsidized housing programs, and handle other housing-related matters. The attorney will regularly participate in a Housing Court lawyer-for-the day program.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar or eligible to sit for next Mass. Bar examination or entitlement to practice under a Mass. practice rule is required. Experience in landlord-tenant work strongly preferred as is fluency in Spanish. Demonstrated experience working with diverse communities, strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work in a collaborative setting are important.

To apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resumes to: [email protected], or mail to Eileen Messier, Human Resources Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Friday, September 1, 2017