Pro Bono Coordinator

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Job location
530 S. 6th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Nevada Legal Services
Street address: 
530 S. 6th Street
City: 
Las Vegas
State: 
Nevada
ZIP: 
89101
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Pro Bono Coordinator is responsible for the day to day running of the Las Vegas Office's pro bono program. The duties include recruiting private attorneys to participate in the pro bono program; organizing training for pro bono attorneys; placing cases off the NLS waiting list with pro bono attorneys; helping NLS staff mentor pro bono attorneys; providing support to private attorneys that have accepted cases; and planning the recognition of pro bono efforts.

Requirements: 

The position need not be filled by an attorney. The Pro Bono Coordinator must be familiar with the practice of law, interviewing clients, and how the local courts operate. The Pro Bono Coordinator must be an outgoing person, comfortable with public speaking, comfortable with hearing "no" on occasion, and able to sympathetically handle clients who can contact the program in distress and fear. Familiarity with the type of work the legal services organization handles is preferred.

To apply: 

Please send a letter of interest, a resume, and list of three references to:
Roberta O'Hara
Human Resources
530 S. 6th Street
Las Vegas NV 89101
[email protected]

Notes: 
NLS is an equal opportunity employer.
Salary range: 
$41,000 + DOE
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Expiration date: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016