Staff Attorney with Legal Aid - Bend, Oregon

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Job location
20360 Empire Avenue
Suite B3
Bend, OR 97703
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Street address: 
520 SW Sixth Avenue, Suite 1130
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
ZIP: 
97204
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Staff Attorney
Legal Aid Services of Oregon

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking two attorneys for full-time positions in its Central Oregon Regional Office located in Bend.

BACKGROUND: LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. LASO is an effective, high-quality legal services program that is committed to advocacy strategies having the broadest possible impact on client community problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The attorney will be responsible for maintaining a varied poverty caseload, including public benefits, housing, consumer, employment, and family law.

SALARY/BENEFITS: Salary depends on experience. Additional compensation for bilingual ability. Full benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan.

Requirements: 

Excellent legal skills and proven interest in poverty law issues. Membership in the Oregon State Bar. Experience and/or interest in family law or housing work preferred; Spanish language skills a plus.

To apply: 

Send resume and letter of interest to:
Andrea Malone
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
20360 Empire Ave., Ste. B3
Bend, OR 97703
[email protected]

Notes: 
LEGAL AID SERVICES OF OREGON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Salary range: 
DOE with full benefits and language compensation
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Expiration date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017