Attorney - Legal Aid - Stroudsburg, PA

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Job location
10 North 10th St.
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
North Penn Legal Services
Street address: 
33 North Main St., Ste. 200
City: 
Pittston
State: 
Pennsylvania
ZIP: 
18640
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) seeks lawyers who are interested in becoming part of a regional team focused on creating access to justice for low-income residents in northeast Pennsylvania. NPLS serves twenty counties where our advocates provide direct representation, community outreach, and serve on local community groups. Support for advocacy work comes from all NPLS’ nine offices and an established statewide network.

Currently we are seeking an attorney with a general focus to work in Stroudsburg office. This office serves Monroe county.

Staff Attorney Needed – Stroudsburg

• Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including child custody, landlord-tenant, public housing, consumer issues and Social Security.
• Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.
• Preference for attorneys who have a capacity to undertake a management role.
• Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
• Applicants will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as prior experience.
• PA Bar or by admission required.
• Inter-county travel.
• Desire applicants with approx. five years in practice. Salary DOE, approx. $46,000.
• Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.
• Frequent opportunities for professional growth and development through local, state and national trainings.
• Access to loan repayment assistance programs.
• Include cover letter and writing sample with your inquiry. Reply via email to [email protected] (preferable) or to HR Manager, North Penn Legal Services, 25 West Third St., Ste. 400, Williamsport, PA 17701
• EOE
• Ref.December 2017Stroudsburg
• Go to www.northpennlegal.org

Requirements: 

PA Bar or by admission required.

To apply: 

Include cover letter and writing sample with your inquiry. Reply via email to [email protected] (preferable) or to HR Manager, North Penn Legal Services, 25 West Third St., Ste. 400, Williamsport, PA 17701

Notes: 
North Penn Legal Services, Inc. is n Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, which employs and promotes without regard to color, sex, race, religion, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other consideration prohibited by law. Minorities, women, and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply. Preference shall be given to applicants residing in the community to be served in accordance with LSC Regulation 1616 and to qualified applicants who are current recipients of Public Assistance.Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
approx. $46,000
Expiration date: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018