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Staff Attorney

Description: 

Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney for its Roseburg office.

Background
LASO is a non-profit organization that represents low-income clients in civil cases. LASO’s eight regional offices serve the general low-income population throughout the state and two specialized statewide programs provide services to farmworkers and representation on Native American issues. LASO is an effective, high-quality legal services program committed to advocacy strategies that will have a demonstrable effect on community problems.

The Roseburg office serves a range of clients from throughout Douglas County. The office provides civil legal services in cases involving public benefits, housing, protection of individual rights, discrimination, limited family law issues, protective orders, and other community based priorities.

Responsibilities
The attorney will be responsible for maintaining a varied poverty related caseload, which will include public benefits, housing, and family law.

Salary/Benefits
Salary depends on experience. Full benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) plan, up to $2,000 in relocation costs.

Requirements: 

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have excellent legal and communication skills; familiarity with basic Office computer programs; demonstrated commitment to justice for rural low income persons and communities; and be a member of the Oregon bar.

To Apply: 

Send resume and letter of interest demonstrating the above qualifications either by email or regular mail to:

Joan-Marie Michelsen
Regional Director, LASO
P.O. Box 219
Roseburg, OR 97470
rosejobs@lasoregon.org

No phone calls, please.

Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
January 17, 2020
Organization Information: 
Legal Aid Services of Oregon
520 SW 6th Avenue Suite 1130
Portland, OR 97204
United States