Heir Property Project Staff Attorney – Alabama
Legal Services Alabama, Inc. (LSA), is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. LSA provides free, client-centered civil legal advocacy to low-income Alabamians and collaborates with others across the state and nation to find solutions to systemic issues caused by poverty and social justice inequities.
The Heir Property Staff Attorney will provide legal representation in civil legal matters with a primary focus on estate, family, housing, consumer, education, public benefits, and unemployment law. The primary focus of the position will be to educate communities about heir property and the legal problems that can arise surrounding it and also assisting clients in resolving issues related to heir property. The attorney will organize and conduct legal materials, trainings, clinics, and strategy sessions to assist attorneys, litigants, and community partners.
The position will require travel around the State of Alabama, particularly to the Black Belt area.
- This position is an exciting opportunity for attorneys who are admitted to the Alabama Bar and who are passionate about serving low-income populations.
- Strong legal writing and communication skills are required. Preference is given to attorneys who are bilingual.
- Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states. A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions
Salary: $50,750 plus based upon experience
Benefits: LSA offers an excellent benefits package, valued at approximately $19,000, including six weeks of paid leave annually and 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance for each employee.
Position: Full Time
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org – No telephone calls or faxes
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Legal Services Alabama, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to sex or sexual orientation, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other consideration prohibited by law.