Elder Law Staff Attorney

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Job location
56 Main St
Suite 301
Springfield, VT 05156
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Vermont Legal Aid
Street address: 
264 N Winooski Ave
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time attorney in its Elder Law Project in its Springfield, Vermont office. Responsibilities include: individual and systems advocacy in a variety of forums primarily on behalf of low-income seniors. Case work includes the areas of elder abuse and exploitation, Medicaid, housing, guardianship, and government benefit programs, as well as representation of Medicare beneficiaries in administrative appeals and Medicare reform issues through systemic litigation in the federal courts.

Salary is $47,085 + D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits.


Applicants must have excellent written and oral skills and demonstrated experience in public interest law, civil rights law, or legal services. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Vermont, eligible for admission by waiver, or awaiting results of a bar exam recently taken. Some in-state travel required; must have personal vehicle.

To apply: 

Send cover letter, résumé, three references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Elder Law Attorney Application 2018” by September 14, 2018, to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Betsy Whyte ([email protected]). Visit our website at https://www.vtlegalaid.org/current-openings for complete application instructions.

Equal Opportunity Employer We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. We encourage applicants to share in their cover letters how they can further this goal. www.vtlegalaid.org
Salary range: 
Salary is $47,085 + D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, August 24, 2018