Staff Attorney

Description:

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking a Staff Attorney for its Russellville office, practicing in a one (1) attorney office setting for Conway, Johnson, Pope and Yell counties. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas for three (3) or more years. Applicants must have a desire to work with low income clients. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

Applicants must have a commitment to providing high quality, aggressive advocacy. Duties include representing low-income clients in civil cases and other duties as assigned. Experience in trial and appellate courts, including unemployment and social security hearings, desired.

Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) and cafeteria plan. Applicants must submit a completed Center application, resume, cover letter, three job references and a legal writing sample to jobs@arkansaslegalservices.org or the Center for Arkansas Legal Services, 1300 W. 6th St., Little Rock, AR 72201 501-376-3423, 800-950-5817. Job application is available online at arlegalservices.org. Minorities, persons of all ages, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Positions are open until filled.

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is a nonprofit organization, which provides free legal assistance to low-income and elderly individuals in 44 Arkansas counties.

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