Self-Help Center Staff Attorney
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit, public interest law firm has an immediate opening for a Self-Help Center Staff Attorney to assist self-represented litigants in family court. The Staff Attorney will assist in providing forms and information to the public about family court procedures and laws, and will primarily work alongside staff with the public across multiple service methods. The Staff Attorney will work on access to justice projects as needed, and will manage operations when the Directing Attorney is unavailable.
Salary depends upon experience with a benefits package provided, including health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their dependents, vacation/sick time and company matched 403b retirement plan.
Candidates should have previous family law experience and familiarity with state district court procedures. Prior supervisory experience is preferred. Excellent technical skills, communication, quick thinking, patience, and customer service 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.
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
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.
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 is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer