Staff Attorney -- Housing/Consumer/Elder

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Job location
3401 Columbia Pike, Suite 301
Arlington, VA 22204
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is hiring a staff attorney for its office in Arlington. LSNV is a 35 lawyer nonprofit law firm that serves low-income, elderly, and disabled clients in civil legal matters. The staff attorney will represent clients in a variety of practice areas, including housing law, consumer protection, and elder law. The attorney’s duties will also involve networking with nonprofits and other agencies who also serve our client populations.

Requirements: 

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong litigation, communication, and organizational skills. Virginia State Bar membership required; legal aid or other nonprofit experience preferred. Bilingual Spanish ability is a plus.

To apply: 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to James Ferguson, Executive Director, at 4080 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030, or e-mail materials to [email protected].

Notes: 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Salary range: 
Competitive nonprofit salary depends upon experience. Benefits include possible loan repayment assistance (of up to $5000 per year); generous vacation and sick leave; and health, disability, and life insurance coverage.
Expiration date: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017