Staff Attorney - Housing Law

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Job location
Springfield
Springfield, MA 01144
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid
City: 
Springfield
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
01144
Job type: 
Legal - Defender
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.

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.

https://communitylegal.isolvedhire.com/jobs/6885-12141.html

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Sunday, November 19, 2017
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017