Legal Aid Staff Attorney - multiple locations and projects

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Job location
264 N. Winooski Ave.
Burlington, VT 05401
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Vermont Legal Aid
Street address: 
264 N. Winooski Ave.
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Vermont Legal Aid seeks full-time Staff Attorneys for our Disability Law Project, Elder Law Project, Medical-Legal Partnership, Mental Health Law Project, and Victims' Rights Project.

We encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, and welcome information about how your experience can contribute to serving our diverse client communities. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how they can further our goals of social justice and individual rights. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a discrimination-and-harassment-free workplace. Please see our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

General responsibilities: interview prospective clients, assess legal problems, and identify legal advice; individual and systems advocacy in a variety of forums on behalf of clients; conduct factual investigations and analysis; legal research; prepare briefs and argue appeals; become proficient in law handled by the specific law project.

For more detailed job descriptions and project information, please see our website:

Starting salary is $59,800+, with additional salary credit given for relevant prior work experience.


Attorney applicants must be licensed to practice law in Vermont, eligible for admission by waiver, or have passed the UBE with a Vermont passing score. In-state travel in a personal vehicle required.

To apply: 

Application deadline is March 28, 2023. Positions open until filled. Your application should include a cover letter and resume, bar status, writing sample, and at least three professional references with contact information, sent as a single PDF. Send your application by e-mail to [email protected](link sends e-mail), include in the subject line your name, which project(s) you are applying for, and April 2023. Please let us know how you heard about this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Submission deadline: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2023