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Staff Attorney

Description: 

POSITION:

Georgia Legal Services seeks a staff attorney to work in its Dalton Regional office. The Dalton Office serves 6 counties in Northwest Georgia and is located about 20 minutes south of Chattanooga and 88 miles north of Atlanta.

 GLSP is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.. It is the policy of Georgia Legal Services Program not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Circuit-ride to outlying counties; handle cases in state and federal court and administrative forums; conduct community legal education sessions and engage in outreach activities; participate with other advocates on action teams that explore and solve systemic issues affecting significant numbers of clients.

 

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS:     

Graduate of accredited law school; Georgia Bar membership, or willing to take next exam; demonstrated interest or experience in working with low income clients and/or on poverty law issues. Good oral advocacy, writing, and computer skills, and have a reliable car and driver’s license.  Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. 

To Apply: 

A statement of interest, resume, and writing sample should be submitted to jbonner@glsp.org

 

Information

Submission Deadline: 
November 13, 2018
Organization Information: 
Georgia Legal Services Program
219 W. Crawford Street
Dalton, GA 30720
United States
Phone: 706-272-2258