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Staff Attorney

Description: 

SALA provides free legal assistance to low-income people over 9 counties and 11 Indian Reservations in Southeastern Arizona. The attorney assigned to the Casa Grande office will make regular appearances in Pinal County Superior Court, the county’s Justice Court precincts, and various administrative tribunals. Travel to meet with clients and appear at hearings across the county is required. Much of the work involves landlord/tenant, family, and consumer law. The attorney will participate in community outreach at locations throughout the county to increase public awareness of legal aid services. Casa Grande, located halfway between Phoenix and Tucson, is a vibrant, multicultural city offering a family-oriented environment with easy access to urban amenities

Requirements: 

1. Applicants must be a member of the Arizona Bar or be willing to take the next bar exam. Applicants licensed at least two years in another jurisdiction may practice by special rule, Ariz. R. Sup. Ct. 38(f). 2. Applicants should have zero to five years’ experience, including internships and third-year practice under the supervision of a licensed attorney. 3. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity to the problems of the low income community and 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. Spanish fluency is preferred and rewarded. 4. 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. 2343 E Broadway Blvd, Suite 200, Tucson AZ 85719-6007 (520) 623-9465 / Fax: (520) 623-5370 email: salahr@sazlegalaid.org Please submit cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
July 31, 2019
Organization Information: 
Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.
2343 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85719-6007
United States
Phone: 520-623-9465