Staff Attorney - Family Law/Domestic Violence

You are here

Job location
4080 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
Street address: 
4080 Chain Bridge Road
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) is hiring a staff attorney in its Fairfax Office to represent domestic violence survivors and other clients. 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 family law cases, including civil protective order hearings and other matters. The attorney’s duties will also involve networking with the domestic violence services community, including local agencies and shelters.


The successful candidate will demonstrate strong litigation, communication, and organizational skills. Virginia State Bar membership required; family law, legal aid or other nonprofit experience preferred. Bilingual Spanish ability and experience working with domestic violence survivors also strongly preferred.

To apply: 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to James Ferguson, Executive Director, at [email protected].

LSNV 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, generous vacation and sick leave, health, disability and life insurance coverage.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, March 30, 2018
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018