Temporary Family Law Staff Attorney

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Job location
Worcester, MA 01608
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
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 staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit for the period of one year. The attorney will be based in CLA's Worcester office and will assist individuals with cases involving family law matters including divorce, child support, visitation, and custody. It is anticipated that the attorney's clients will primarily be survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes. The attorney will have significant client contact, and will assume an active caseload while continuing to accept new cases. The attorney will also engage in community outreach and education, and will work closely with community partners including domestic violence service providers. Some grant-writing and grant-reporting activities are required. Part-time hours are negotiable.


QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to sit for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Massachusetts practice rule. Fluency in Spanish preferred. Prior family law experience, particularly with survivors of domestic violence, also preferred.

Please specify in cover letter preference for full-time or part-time hours. Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017