Staff Attorney - Birmingham

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 Staff Attorney will participate in a medical-legal partnership with Cahaba Medical Care, a Qualified Health Center. The Staff Attorney will rotate throughout Cahaba Medical Care’s Jefferson County sites to provide high-quality free legal representation for cases in domestic violence, public benefits, elder law, tax assistance, consumer protection, education, and housing. In addition to providing legal representation to patients, the attorney will address the holistic needs of the client and will address social, non-medical determinants of health that prevent the patient’s ability to get well and return to social and economic stability. The Staff Attorney will provide information and resources to clients about the Family Medical Leave Act, job protections, and post-treatment benefit eligibility.

Qualifications:

  • 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: $54,810 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 jobs@alsp.org – No telephone calls or faxes

Application Deadline: Open until filled

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.