Staff Attorney - Agricultural Workers' Rights Project
South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates to fill an available position as Staff Attorney in the Atlantic County office. Under the direction of the Director of Litigation & Advocacy, the Staff Attorney provides legal services to agricultural workers throughout the State of New Jersey, primarily focusing on the nine (9) county program area of South Jersey Legal Services, Inc.
Required Education and Qualifications: • Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an attorney; • Admission to the Bar of New Jersey preferred but not required. Must be a member of the Bar in any state and/or be eligible and willing to take the next available NJ Bar Exam; • Must be able to work flexible hours that will include evenings and some weekends, especially during the harvesting/work season; • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle as there will be extensive travel required. (Mileage reimbursement is available); • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required; • Ability to relate positively to low-income clients and groups with demonstrated interest in poverty law issues and/or public interest service; • Demonstrated commitment of engaging with the agricultural worker population and advocating agricultural worker issues preferred.
Qualified applicants with an interest in this position should send resume and cover letter expressing interest to: Brittani Morris, PHR, SHRM-CP, Director of Human Resources, South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. 745 Market St. 2nd Floor, Camden, NJ 08102 or via email at BMorris@lsnj.org. EEO/AA Employer.