Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), a non-profit law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to eligible low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio, seeks a resourceful, culturally competent, hardworking attorney. This position will be located in LAWO’s Toledo office, with outreach work at the Lucas County Department of Job and Family Services. This position will focus on representing individuals and households living in poverty in Lucas County. Advocacy will primarily focus on family law and government benefits cases and issues. The position will also involve advocacy efforts with community-based partners. Competitive salary and comprehensive fringe benefits, including loan repayment assistance. LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at email@example.com
Excellent legal and communication skills; experience with computer software and Microsoft Office; ability to relate well with people living in poverty; and commitment to legal services required. Knowledge of and commitment to issues surrounding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice strongly preferred. Previous experience in areas of government benefits and/or family law is highly preferred. Remote work is likely; however, staffing of the LAWO outreach office located at Lucas County Job and Family Services two to three times per week is required. Membership in Ohio Bar or ability to be admitted by motion or temporary certification is required.
Please visit https://www.lawolaw.org/careers-with-lawo/ to complete your application. Position will remain open until filled.
June 12, 2023
Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO)
525 Jefferson Ave Suite 400Toledo, OH 43604
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