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Volunteer Lawyers Program Director

Description: 

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. (SALA) provides services in 9 counties and 11 Indian reservations.  SALA is an organization whose mission is to provide civil legal services to low-income persons in its service area in matters that affect most directly their health, safety and welfare.  SALA is currently hiring for the position of Program Director for its Volunteer Lawyers Program.  This person will supervise all volunteer private attorney involvement within SALA's service area.  This is a full-time, permanent attorney position.  The VLP program is staffed by one attorney, two paralegals and one support personnel.

Requirements: 

Applicant must be a member of the Arizona Bar or pass the next exam; applicant licensed 2 years in another jurisdiction may practice by special rule;

Applicant must have a minimum five (5) years previous experience as an attorney working with or in a program engaged in the delivery of legal services to low-income clients through private attorney involvement;

Applicant must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity to the problems of the low-income community and must be able to work with low-income persons, community groups, the private bar and funding sources;

Applicant must have family law experience;

Applicant should be knowledgeable in the area of general civil practice and specifically general civil practice on behalf of low-income clients.

Applicant must have the ability to work online by video conference and ability to travel to handle rural clinics as well.

Applicant must have the ability to supervise a high volume caseload, including all case documentation and grant reporting.

To Apply: 
  Hiring Committee Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. 2343 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 200 Tucson. Arizona 85719-6007 (520) 623-9465 / FAX (520) 594-6554 salahr@sazlegalaid.org   Please submit: Resume, Cover letter, 3 References & Writing Sample   Closing Date: December 13, 2021  

Information

Submission Deadline: 
December 13, 2021
Organization Information: 
Southern Arizona Legal Aid Inc
2343 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 200
Tucson, AZ 85719
United States
Phone: 520-623-9465