Poverty Law Attorney

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Job location
264 North Winooski Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.
Street address: 
264 North Winooski Avenue
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time attorney in the Poverty Law Project in our Burlington office. Responsibilities include advocacy in a variety of forums on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients. Casework may include housing, family, tax, government benefits, and consumer law. Starting salary is $47,085 plus D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits.


Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated experience in public interest law, civil rights law or legal services. Some in-state travel required. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Vermont or eligible for admission on motion.

To apply: 

Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Poverty Law Attorney Application 2018” by March 2, 2018 to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Rose Wunrow . Visit our website for complete application instructions.

VLA is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how they can further this goal. Visit our website for more information and complete application instructions.
Salary range: 
$47,085 + D.O.E.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, March 2, 2018
Expiration date: 
Friday, March 2, 2018