Attorney (Statewide Legal Hotline)
Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) is a dynamic non-profit law firm seeking attorneys interested in making a difference in their client’s lives. Our staff is diverse, including a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing varied perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures. Our strength comes from the dedication, experience, talents, and perspectives of every employee. Whether you’ve been in private practice or public interest join us and help build a more just legal system for New Jersey’s most vulnerable populations.
LSNJ has several openings for full time or part time, experienced attorneys to work on its statewide legal hotline. You will provide telephone advice, brief follow-up service and referrals to low-income clients.
LSNJ offers a very positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about securing justice for disadvantaged people. We promote a supportive and collaborative environment, with a healthy work-life balance. Benefits for staff over 25 hours per week include comprehensive health and retirement contribution plans. We also provide in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.
The strongest candidates will related experience in law affecting low-income people, especially in housing, family and government assistance programs. Proficiency in Spanish or other foreign language a plus.
To be considered, send a resume and cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position and related background, along with a recent writing samples. Send all required components to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.