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Job location
P.O. Box 8919
Albuquerque, NM 87198
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Enlace Comunitario
New Mexico
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Bilingual Domestic Violence Family
Law Attorney and Legal Director
Enlace Comunitario (EC), a social justice nonprofit organization in Albuquerque, N.M. works to eliminate domestic violence in the immigrant community and is seeking applications for a Legal Director and a staff attorney. With a staff of approximately 30, EC provides direct services to more than 750 survivors and child witnesses of domestic violence a year and engages former victims and community members in prevention and advocacy efforts. The legal department
takes referrals for services from our client base. Attorneys in the legal department represent EC clients and the Legal Director supervises the legal work of the department. The legal director must be an experienced and effective attorney,
mentor and trainer. The legal director must lead the legal team in collaborating with the multidisciplinary team at Enlace and work well with court personnel, other agencies and community members. The Legal Director is part of the leadership
team and will work collaboratively to further EC’s mission. More information about the positions can be found on EC’s web site.

Required: State of New Mexico Bar License or eligible for NM limited license pursuant to NM Rule 15-301.2. Spanish/
English bilingual proficiency and committed to social justice. LEGAL DIRECTOR: At least three years of family law practice experience for legal director position. STAFF ATTORNEY: At least one year as a licensed attorney preferably
with family law practice experience. Preferred: Preference will be given to individuals with experience working with domestic violence, immigrant rights and/or social justice issues. Competitive salary and benefits depending on
experience. These are full-time positions. If interested, please send your resume, letter of interest and a recent writing sample to [email protected].
Closing date: Open until filled.


License to practice in New Mexico or eligible for limited license or reciprocity; Spanish/English proficiency; and experience in representing survivors of domestic violence

To apply: 

Send letter of interest, resume and recent writing sample to [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer
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Expiration date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017