Legal Services Alabama Staff Attorney

Legal Services Alabama, Inc. (LSA), is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. As a non-profit law firm, our mission is to serve low-income people by providing civil legal aid and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty. LSA seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission.

This is a full-time position based in the LSA Selma Regional Office. The attorney will assist in civil matters related to legal rights, benefits and entitlements through legal advice, counseling and representation to senior citizens in Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Sumter, Washington, and Wilcox. counties. The legal services provided will assist seniors in who are the most vulnerable and who are at risk of losing their autonomy, dignity, or independence.

Additionally, the attorney will provide community education for the older population.

This project is sponsored by a grant through Alabama Tombigbee Regional Commission (ATRC), Area Agency on Aging (AAA).

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama.
  • Sensitivity towards low-income and elderly population.
  • Strong legal writing and communication skills.
  • Bilingual a plus.

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, Excellent benefits

Position: Full Time

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled – No telephone calls or faxes

LSA 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.