Details: SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
South Coastal Counties Legal Services (SCCLS), a non-profit legal services program providing free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income and elderly clients in Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands, seeks to hire full time staff attorneys, admitted to practice or eligible for admission in Massachusetts, to work from its Bristol County and Hyannis offices. The attorneys will work primarily in the areas of public benefits, including social security disability and related benefits and as otherwise directed by the Executive Director and Managing Attorney. Staff attorneys must work as directed on particular grants; cooperate and assist with the timely preparation of grant reports; and engage in outreach and community education. The attorneys will manage a substantial caseload of individual cases, along with special projects, and engage in impact advocacy. Experience assisting clients with SSI/SSDI claims is preferred. Fluency in a second language such as Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole, or Haitian Creole also preferred. To receive full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply no later than August 17, 2018
EXCELLENT BENEFITS: Medical, dental, long/short term disability, life insurance, loan repayment for attorneys, bilingual stipend, a 403b retirement plan, and generous leave.
Level of Language Proficiency
Fluency in a second language such as Spanish, Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole, or Haitian Creole also preferred. (Bi-Lingual Increment in Addition to Salary: Up to $1,500 Annually)
Minimum Education Required