ELAP Staff Attorney- Part Time

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Organization information
Organization name: 
Georgia Legal Services
Street address: 
1450 Greene Street, Suite 110
City: 
Augusta
State: 
Georgia
ZIP: 
30901
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc. seeks an attorney for the role of part-time Staff Attorney in its Augusta Regional Office. The Augusta Regional Office serves the civil legal needs of low-income and marginalized Georgians in multiple counties in east Georgia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ø Travel to outlying counties

Ø Handle cases in state and federal court and administrative forums

Ø Draft briefs, motions, and memoranda

Ø Conduct community legal education sessions and engages in outreach activities

Ø Participates with other advocates on action teams that explore and solve systemic issues affecting significant numbers of clients.

Requirements: 

Graduate of an accredited law school and admission to the Georgia Bar

Ø Experience working with clients with low incomes or with potentially marginalized populations such as immigrants, senior citizens and persons with disabilities

Ø Demonstrated commitment to social justice

Ø Willingness and ability to work as part of a team in a professional and collaborative manner

Ø Great oral advocacy, writing and computer skills

Ø Reliable transportation and a valid Georgia driver's license; and

Ø Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

To apply: 

GLSP offers excellent fringe benefits including a student loan repayment program. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to https://www.glsp.org/join-the-team/.

Notes: 
GLSP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Georgia Legal Services Program not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. GLSP values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people who have experienced poverty or homelessness to apply. GLSP invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.
Salary range: 
Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Starting salary for part-time staff attorney is $30,450.00 annually.