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Staff Attorney

Description: 

Do you want to make a difference? Yuma, Arizona is a great, smaller community where our work has a big impact for those we help and the community. Join us!

ORGANIZATION: Community Legal Services, Inc. www.clsaz.org

POSITION: STAFF ATTORNEY, YUMA LOCATION: 204 S. 1ST Avenue YUMA, AZ 85364

 

DUTIES: Interviews applicants and clients; provides legal advice, brief service and direct representation; completes applications for services and performs file management; represents clients in court and administrative proceedings, and other appropriate forums; negotiates settlements; engages in community education and outreach activities; conducts legal research; actively participates in strategic advocacy to eliminate systemic barriers to access to justice to persons with low incomes. Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary: Depending on licensure and experience; excellent benefits package, including 12 paid holidays; a generous PTO plan (vacation, sick and personal leave); health and dental insurance (95% employee - 70% dependents), disability insurance, malpractice insurance, educational loan assistance, 403b pension plan (base and matching contributions), bar dues payment, possible eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and more.

Requirements: 

The qualified applicant must: be a member of the Arizona State Bar and have a demonstrated interest in eliminating inequities for individuals and families with low incomes in the civil justice system by providing high-quality legal advice, advocacy and assistance to low-income Arizonans.

To Apply: 

Send resume, cover letter and references to: Lilly Paniagua, Human Resources Administrator COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES Email documents to infojobs@clsaz.org Attention: Human Resources Administrator CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

Information

Submission Deadline: 
December 5, 2022
Organization Information: 
Community Legal Services
305 S. 2nd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
United States
Phone: 602-258-3434