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Staff Attorney/Assistant Supervising Attorney


Legal Services of New Jersey, an Edison-based statewide non-profit that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New Jerseyans, has an immediate opening  as part of its PROTECT project, a major new initiative aiding victims of human trafficking.  Applicants, depending on level of related experience will be considered for either Staff Attorney or Assistant Supervising Attorney.


PROTECT advises and represents victims of both sex and labor trafficking, primarily in immigration matters and engages in outreach and training throughout the state of New Jersey. PROTECT also works closely with law enforcement and other stakeholders on the state and federal level. 

LSNJ offers a positive workplace among colleagues who enjoy and are passionate about their work.  We encourage a supportive team work environment, with work-life balance.  Benefits include comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.




The attorney should have experience working with victims of trauma and background in working with low-income and vulnerable populations of diverse ethnicities and nationalities.   Experience that will be highly valued includes work with victims of trafficking.  The attorney should have general orientation to civil legal issues and a background or willingness to learn immigration law specifically T-visa and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status cases with a focus on victims who are currently in removal proceedings.   Fluency in Spanish or another language is not required but highly desirable. 


To Apply: 

To be considered, send a cover letter describing the reasons for your interest in the position, along with a resume detailing related experience and the states and years of all bar admissions.  Please also include two recent legal writing samples.  Send all required components to  EOE.




Submission Deadline: 
July 31, 2023
Organization Information: 
Legal Services of New Jersey
100 Metroplex Drive, Suite 101
Edison, NJ 08818
United States
Phone: 732-572-9100