Staff Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/22/2018

Application Deadline

11/13/2018

Address

264 North Winooski Avenue
Burlington
VT
05401
United States

Description


Vermont Legal Aid seeks a full-time staff attorney in our Burlington office. The position will include work with our Medical/Legal Partnership on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients with health-harming legal needs, and education, outreach, and litigation activities with our Housing Discrimination Law Project.


 

VLA is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. Applicants are encouraged to share in their cover letter how they can further this goal.

www.vtlegalaid.org

Benefits

Starting salary is $51,000 plus D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated experience in public interest law, civil rights law, or legal services. Some in-state travel required; must have personal vehicle. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Vermont, eligible for admission on motion, or awaiting results of a bar exam recently taken.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

http://www.vtlegalaid.org

Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line "Burlington Staff Attorney Application 2018" by November 13, 2018, to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Betsy Whyte (bwhyte@vtlegalaid.org). Please also indicate your current bar admission status, and list the exams you have taken, and the results. Visit our website for complete application instructions.


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. We encourage applicants to share in their cover letters how they can further this goal.

www.vtlegalaid.org



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