Staff Attorney Muskegon Office

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Job location
450 Morris Ave
Suite 104
Muskegon, MI 49440
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid of Western Michigan
Street address: 
25 Division Ave S, suite 300
Grand Rapids
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid of Western Michigan (LAWM) has a position open for a Staff Attorney in its Muskegon office. LAWM is LSC-funded and represents low-income individuals and families in a wide variety of poverty law areas including domestic violence, housing, public benefits and consumer issues. The Muskegon office has four other attorneys and two support staff. Legal Aid of Western Michigan is a regional firm that covers 17 counties, and the Muskegon office serves Lake, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana & Osceola counties.

The Staff Attorney is expected to:
• manage a litigation caseload, including, but not limited to, family law, housing law, consumer law & public benefits cases,
• successfully manage multiple tasks,
• build collaborative relationships within the community.


The ideal candidates will possess:
• A license to practice law in Michigan or eligible to be admitted by waiver, or scheduled to sit for the July Michigan bar examination,
• Demonstrated commitment to protecting the rights of low-income individuals and households,
• excellent written and oral communication skills.
Spanish Language proficiency valued.

To apply: 

TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to Executive Director, Pamela Hoekwater, [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Salary/Benefits: From $47,500 DOE. LAWM offers an excellent fringe benefit package including a retirement plan and a flex benefit account.