Domestic violence staff attorney

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Job location
​122 North Elm Street
Suite 700
Greensboro, NC 27401
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid of North Carolina
Street address: 
224 South Dawson St.
City: 
Raleigh
State: 
North Carolina
ZIP: 
27601
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

BACKGROUND

Legal Aid of North Carolina is seeking a staff attorney to work in its Greensboro office, which provides free legal assistance in civil matters to low-income residents of Davidson, Guilford, Montgomery, Randolph, Rockingham and Rowan counties. The attorney’s primary area of practice will be domestic violence. This is a full-time, temporary position that is dependent on the availability of grant funds. Legal Aid of N.C. is a statewide, 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income North Carolinians.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

Primary area of practice will be representing victims of domestic violence. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing legal representation and advice to low-income clients, screening and interviewing clients, representing eligible clients in a variety of legal matters, providing outreach and legal education, and other responsibilities that may be assigned.

Requirements: 

North Carolina Bar license. The ability to communicate effectively with government officials, adversaries and clients. A commitment to assisting low-income people. Other skills sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the job. Spanish-speaking ability a plus. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience working with low-income people.

To apply: 

Send résumé and names/contact information of three references by email to [email protected] or by mail to:

Attorney Position – Greensboro Search Committee
c/o Janet McAuley Blue
Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.
122 N. Elm St., Suite 700
Greensboro, NC 27401

Notes: 
Legal Aid of North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, senior citizens and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Salary range: 
$42,100+, depending on experience. Excellent benefits package.
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016