Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney for its Roseburg office.
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.
The attorney will be responsible for maintaining a varied poverty related caseload, which will include public benefits, housing, and family law.
Salary depends on experience. Full benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) plan, up to $2,000 in relocation costs.
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.
Send resume and letter of interest demonstrating the above qualifications either by email or regular mail to:
Regional Director, LASO
P.O. Box 219
Roseburg, OR 97470
No phone calls, please.
Legal Aid Services of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.