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Experienced Attorney/Education Advocacy

Description: 

EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY/EDUCATION ADVOCACY

Position Open Until Filled

 

The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC are accepting applications for an attorney with interest and experience in education advocacy. This position includes a focus on education success for low-income students, addressing education equity, including rights of children with disabilities, and those facing school discipline.

 

If you want to make a difference in our community through dedicated service to achieve equal justice for all, we want to hear from you. 

 

About Legal Aid

 

Legal Aid is a non-profit law firm dedicated to reducing poverty and ensuring family stability through effective legal assistance. We provide civil legal services in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio with offices in Cincinnati and Hamilton. Legal Aid attorneys provide a full range of legal services to our client community with emphasis on representation in court and administrative hearings. We participate with nonprofit agencies and other groups to stabilize families and improve systems affecting low-income people. Legal Aid has four practice groups: Housing and Consumer; Income, Work, and Health; Family and Immigration - including domestic violence cases; and Children & Education. Staff attorneys usually work in two areas of practice.

 

Visit our website: lascinti.org

 

Qualifications

 

Applicants for current openings must be admitted to practice law in Ohio or be licensed in another state and eligible for temporary admission. Additional requirements include:

  • Experience advocating for the interests of low-income clients
  • Strong academic record
  • Excellent organization, writing, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a demanding workload
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Reliable transportation to serve clients in a seven-county service area

 

Compensation and Benefits

 

Annual salary is $63,600 or more, depending on experience. Legal Aid offers an excellent benefit package, including health, dental and vision insurance, pension contribution, 401K, generous PTO, and substantial training opportunities.

 

The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Legal Aid Society offers reasonable accommodations in the hiring and employment process.  If you need assistance, you may request an accommodation.

To Apply: 

Application Process

 

Candidates must submit all of the listed items, as Word or pdf documents, attached to an email:

 

  1. Cover letter explaining the reasons for your interest
  2. Current resume
  3. Law school transcript
  4. Contact information for three professional references
  5. Writing sample

 

Please note “Staff Attorney Hiring Committee LAS092-24” in subject line, and email to: staffing@lascinti.org.

 

Interviews will be arranged by Employer.

 

Information

Submission Deadline: 
February 29, 2024
Organization Information: 
Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
215 E. 9th Street, Suite 200
Cincinnati-OH 45202
United States