Staff Attorney with Legal Aid - Albany, Oregon

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Job location
433 Fourth Ave SW
Albany, OR 97321
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a full-time staff attorney for its Albany Regional Office that serves Linn and Benton Counties.

Background: LASO is a non-profit organization that gives free legal assistance to 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.

Responsibilities: The attorney will be responsible for maintaining a varied poverty related caseload emphasizing housing law, administrative law and consumer law.

Closing Date: May 5, 2017.

Requirements: 

Experience preferred but not required. Excellent legal skills and commitment to justice for low-income communities required. Current Oregon bar membership is required. The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal, stress management, organizational skills, as well as a good sense of humor. Spanish language ability is preferred but not required.

Notes: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Everyone is encouraged to apply
Salary range: 
Salary/Benefits: Salary depends on experience. There is additional compensation for bilingual ability. Benefits package including health insurance and 401(k) plan.
Submission deadline: 
Friday, May 5, 2017
Expiration date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017