Staff Attorney with Legal Aid - Albany, Oregon

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Job location
433 Fourst Ave. SW
Albany, OR 97321
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Street address: 
520 SW Sixth Avenue, Suite 1130
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
ZIP: 
97204
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Albany Regional Office that serves Linn and Benton Counties.

Background: LASO is a non-profit organization that gives free legal assistance to low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues.

Responsibilities: The attorney will be responsible for maintaining a varied poverty related caseload emphasizing housing law, administrative law and consumer law.

Salary/Benefits: Salary depends on experience. There is additional compensation for bilingual ability. Benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan.

Requirements: 

One to five years of legal experience preferred. Excellent legal skills and commitment to justice for low-income communities required. Current Oregon bar membership is required. The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal, stress management, and organizational skills as well as a good sense of humor. Spanish language ability is preferred but not required.

To apply: 

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Mitzi M. Naucler
Regional Director, Legal Aid Services of Oregon
[email protected]

Notes: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer -- Everyone is encouraged to apply
Salary range: 
DOE - see above
Submission deadline: 
Friday, November 10, 2017
Expiration date: 
Friday, November 10, 2017