Staff Attorney - Domestic Violence
Legal Services Alabama (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 project is sponsored, in part, by a grant from ADECA and, in part, by a grant from the ABA. This is a full-time position in our Birmingham Office. The attorney will also be expected to spend some time each week at the One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center in Birmingham.
The attorney will provide civil legal representation and community outreach to address the needs of domestic violence clients. Much of the legal work will focus on immediate safety needs of the client to include protection orders, divorces, custody cases, and other cases based on priorities established by LSA’s Board of Directors.
- Sensitivity towards low-income population.
- Spanish language proficiency desirable.
- Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama or willing to take necessary steps to be admitted to Alabama bar within 6 months of employment.
- Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states. A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions
Salary: $50,750 DOE – Excellent benefits to include paid health, dental and vision; paid time off; retirement
Location: Birmingham, AL
Job Type: Fulltime
To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com – 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 race, color, religion, sex, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, age or any other consideration prohibited by law.