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