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Contract Attorney

Description: 

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. is  hiring an attorney on contract for one year to work in its Lakeside/Whiteriver offices. The program serves nine counties in Arizona and eleven Indian Reservations.  The Lakeside office serves Navajo, Apache and Gila Counties, located in Northeastern Arizona in the scenic White Mountain area.  The community is a somewhat isolated recreational area, with outstanding skiing, fishing and hunting.  The present staff consists of Managing Attorney, Paralegal, Tribal court advocate and support staff. The practice involves a wide range of civil representation and litigation for the poor.  Some travel to other communities in Navajo, Gila and Apache counties required.  Contract may be annually renewed depending on grant funding.

Requirements: 
1. Applicants must be a member of the Arizona Bar, eligible for admission to the Arizona Bar, or pass the next exam; applicants licensed 2 years in another jurisdiction may practice by special rule. Applicants should have zero to five years’ experience.   2. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity to the problems of the low income community and should be able to work with low income and community groups. They should have initiative, good communication skills and the ability to work well in a multi- cultural setting.   3. Applicants should be knowledgeable in the area of general civil practice on behalf of the low-income community.
To Apply: 
Hiring Committee Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. Continental Building 2343  E Broadway Blvd, Suite 200 - Tucson Az 85719-6007 (520) 623-9465 /   Fax: (520) 623-5370 email: salahr@sazlegalaid.org   Open Until Filled - Required cover letter resume, writing sample and three references.  

Information

Submission Deadline: 
October 7, 2019
Organization Information: 
Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc.
www.sazlegalaid.org
Tucson, AZ 85719
United States
Phone: 520-623-9465