Family Law Staff Attorney

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Job location
405 Main Street
4th Floor
Worcester, MA 01608
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Aid, Inc.
Street address: 
405 Main Street, Fourth Floor
City: 
Worcester
State: 
Massachusetts
ZIP: 
01608
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the non-profit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income and elderly clients in western and central Massachusetts, seeks a full-time staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit. The staff attorney will be based in CLA’s Springfield office and will assist individuals with cases involving family law matters including divorce, child support, visitation, and custody. The majority of the attorney’s clients will be survivors of domestic violence. The attorney will have significant client contact, and will assume an active caseload while continuing to accept new cases. The attorney will also engage in community outreach and education, and will work closely with community partners including domestic violence service providers. Some grant-writing and grant-reporting activities are required.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to sit for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Massachusetts practice rule. Fluency in Spanish preferred. Prior family law experience, particularly with survivors of domestic violence, also preferred.

To apply: 

Please submit cover letter and resumes to: [email protected], or mail to Kebby Lee, Executive Assistant, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Expiration date: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017