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197 Friend Street
Boston, MA 02114
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Greater Boston Legal Services
Street address: 
197 Friend Street
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Accessible Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks an attorney with 4-7 years of experience for a short-term, 3-month temporary position starting June 1 through September 15, 2023. The attorney will work in the CORI & Re-entry Project to assist individuals before and after release from incarceration in sealing and expunging their criminal records, and advising them on their legal rights related to CORI in the context of job applications, job interviews, and occupational licensing. The attorney will assist with CORI clinics, will have significant client contact and will work closely with community partners in person or by zoom and other means. The attorney will represent clients in court in criminal record sealing and expungement matters.

This position is for an attorney with 4 to 7 years of experience. Fluency in one or more languages in addition to English spoken by GBLS clients (such as Spanish, Haitian Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Arabic, etc.) is helpful but not required.

Salary is based on a union scale. GBLS offers a generous benefits package and a student loan repayment assistance plan for eligible attorneys.

GBLS values diversity and encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.


_Massachusetts bar admission and past legal experience assisting clients with criminal record sealing matter is required. Past experience with low- income formerly incarcerated individuals, communities of color, and community re-entry and work training programs, as well as experience delivering community legal education presentations on CORI is preferred_

To apply: 

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and brief writing sample to the Human Resources department via email at [email protected]. Please refer to job code: CORI-ATT-STT when applying for this position. Deadline for applications is May 22, 2023 or until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Monday, May 22, 2023