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Staff Attorney (Two Openings)

Description: 

Staff Attorneys Needed – Bethlehem office

  • Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including housing, family law, and consumer issues including personal bankruptcy.
  • Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.
  • Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish desirable.
  • Applicants will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as prior experience. 
  • PA Bar or by admission required.   
  • Inter-county travel. 
  • Desire applicants with two to five years in practice.   Salary DOE, approx. $47,400 – $51,000.
  • Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.  Note:  a significant portion of the compensation paid to staff is employer paid benefits. Contact us to obtain details.
  • Frequent opportunities for professional growth and development through local, state and national trainings.
  • Access to loan repayment assistance programs.
  • Ref. March 2019 – Bethlehem attorneys.
  • Go to www.northpennlegal.org
  • Resumes accepted until position filled.

 

Requirements: 
  • Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including housing, family law, and consumer issues including personal bankruptcy.
  • Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.
  • Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish desirable.
  • Applicants will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as prior experience. 
  • PA Bar or by admission required.   
  • Inter-county travel. 
  • Desire applicants with two to five years in practice.   Salary DOE, approx. $47,400 – $51,000.
  • Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.  Note:  a significant portion of the compensation paid to staff is employer paid benefits. Contact us to obtain details.
  • Frequent opportunities for professional growth and development through local, state and national trainings.
  • Access to loan repayment assistance programs.

 

To Apply: 

Please reply to resumes@northpennlegal.org.  Response to this ad must include a cover letter and resume.  North Penn values a diverse work environment and strongly encourages women, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ, people with disabilities, people who have experienced poverty or homelessness and people who have had prior contact with the juvenile, criminal, or child welfare systems to apply.  NPLS invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how your unique background and/or experiences might contribute to the diversity, cultural vitality, and perspective of our staff and legal services practice.

 

Information

Submission Deadline: 
April 15, 2019
Organization Information: 
North Penn Legal Services
33 N. Main St., Ste. 200
Pittston, PA 18640
United States
Phone: 570-320-8712