Staff Attorney with Legal Aid - Albany, Oregon

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Job location
433 Fourth Ave. SW
Albany, OR 97321
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Street address: 
520 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 1130
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
ZIP: 
97204
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) seeks a full-time staff attorney for its Albany Regional Office that serves Linn and Benton Counties.

Background
LASO is a non-profit organization that gives free legal assistance to low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. There are currently 7 staff members in the Albany office, 3 part-time and 4 full-time positions. Work hours are 9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday, with occasional evening hours for community outreach.

Responsibilities
The attorney will be responsible for maintaining a varied poverty related caseload emphasizing family law, administrative law and consumer law. The attorney is also expected to make community presentations and participate in outreach activities as assigned.

Salary/Benefits
Salary depends on experience. There is additional compensation for bilingual ability. Full benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan.

Requirements: 

One to five years of legal experience preferred. Excellent legal skills and commitment to justice for low-income communities required. Current Oregon bar membership is required. The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal, stress management, electronic information management and organizational skills as well as a good sense of humor. Spanish language ability is preferred.

To apply: 

Send letter of interest and resume to:

Mitzi M. Naucler, Regional Director
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
[email protected]

Please use the subject line “Staff Attorney Position” for all application materials.

Notes: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Everyone is encouraged to apply.
Salary range: 
DOE - see above
Submission deadline: 
Friday, June 8, 2018
Expiration date: 
Friday, June 8, 2018