Child Advocacy Attorney

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Job location
299 S. Arlington Ave.
Reno, NV 89501
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Washoe Legal Services
Street address: 
299 S. Arlington Ave
City: 
Reno
State: 
Nevada
ZIP: 
89501
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Washoe Legal Services, a non-profit, public interest law firm is seeking an entry-level Staff Attorney for its Child Advocacy Unit. Candidate will assist with community outreach and direct representation to abused and neglected children currently in foster care. The Child Advocacy Attorney will work with a multidisciplinary team including the child, social workers, therapists, teachers, foster parents, parents and their attorneys, schools, and relatives, to advocate for the wishes of abused and neglected children.

Requirements: 

Excellent legal writing and communication skills a must. Prefer bi-lingual candidate, English/Spanish, but not required. Qualified candidates must possess an active/good standing Bar License from any United States jurisdiction.

To apply: 

Interested Nevada-licensed attorneys (or attorneys who are eligible to practice under Nevada Supreme Court Rule 72.1) should submit a resume and cover letter describing their interest in child welfare law to James P. Conway, Executive Director, at [email protected]. Interested candidates are welcome to call James at 775-785-5701 for more information.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
$55,000-$60,000 DOE