Minor Guardianship Attorney
The Guardianship Advocacy Program at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is seeking a full-time attorney to represent children in minor guardianship actions. The attorney will champion the rights of minors in guardianship court and ensure that their voice is heard and their rights are preserved and enforced in the action. As part of Legal Aid Center’s minor guardianship work, this attorney will be on the forefront of a new area of practice and will help shape and enforce meaningful protections for minors facing guardianship. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, intelligent, compassionate team play who possesses a passion for public service and a strong commitment to ensuring justice for vulnerable minors in our community.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available. Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to 26 years old, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits also available. Benefits start on date of hire.
Preferred Experience and Skills
The ideal candidate is committed to public interest law and community service and has the desire to work with and zealously advocate for our clients. While some litigation experience is helpful, no prior experience is necessary as Legal Aid Center provides extensive training. The ability to speak Spanish is always beneficial. The candidate must be a licensed attorney in good standing from any United States jurisdiction (Nevada offers special licensing for attorneys relocating to Nevada to provide legal services through Legal Aid Center.)
NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
Please e-mail cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Attn: Human Resources Department
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer
Deadline: Open until filled