Consumer Rights Staff Attorney
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Inc., a non-profit, public interest law firm is seeking a staff attorney for its Consumer Rights Project to provide direct representation to low-income clients. Candidate will assist low income clients with cases involving litigation which may involve deceptive trade practices, payday/title loans, vehicle purchase, debt collection defense, and with community outreach and other matters as assigned. Prefer a candidate with some experience, as well as familiarity with state and federal district courts, and state and federal consumer protection statutes. Excellent legal writing and communication skills a must. Prefer bi-lingual candidate, English/Spanish, but not required. Qualified candidates must possess an active/good standing Bar License from any United States jurisdiction.
Salary depends upon experience.
Additional qualities desired:
•Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community
•Enjoys providing legal information to someone who might need extra patience understanding their legal issue
•An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
•Enjoys being a part of a great team of caring individuals
•Loves challenges, dislikes being bored, and believes drama and gossip belong at the movies or at brunch, not at work
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada offers a benefit package, such as 100% employer paid health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their dependents, paid vacation/sick time, and company matched 403b plan, among other benefits. Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on employees. Please visit www.lacsn.org for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities. Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.
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Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to: Terry R. Bratton, Chief Financial Director Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada 725 E. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, Nevada 89104 e-mail: email@example.com Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer Deadline: Open until filled