Staff Attorney - Domestic Violence Advocacy Project

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Job location
117 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
New Hampshire Legal Assistance
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Position Responsibilities: Represent low-income victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in divorce and parenting (custody) cases, administrative hearings and other civil legal cases; community engagement and education, including building partnerships with community health centers, local police departments, courts, crisis centers, and culturally specific community groups. Travel within the state and to national conferences will be necessary.

Requirements: 

Position Qualifications: New Hampshire license or willingness to take the next scheduled bar examination, or eligibility for admission on motion. Strong oral and written communication skills and attention to detail; community engagement skills including commitment and ability to work with diverse groups of people, organizations, systems and multiple stakeholders; a team player who can work independently and demonstrate initiative. Preference is given to those demonstrating a commitment to civil rights, economic justice, and working with low-income people. Experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence, Latina/o survivors, survivors of gender based violence, immigrant and refugee populations and other traditionally underserved people a plus. Bilingual and bicultural also a plus.

To apply: 

Applications: Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to [email protected]
Deadline: November 18, 2016.
New Hampshire Legal Assistance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Bicultural/Bilingual, Minority, LGBTQ, individuals with disabilities, women and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
DOE
Submission deadline: 
Friday, November 18, 2016
Expiration date: 
Friday, November 18, 2016