Family Law Staff Attorney - Springfield, MA

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline:



United States


Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the non-profit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income and elderly clients in central and western Massachusetts, seeks a staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit. The attorney will be based in CLA's Springfield office and will assist individuals with cases involving family law matters including divorce, child support, visitation, and custody. It is anticipated that the attorney's clients will primarily be survivors of domestic violence. The attorney will have significant client contact and will assume an active caseload while continuing to accept new cases. The attorney will also engage in community outreach and education, and will work closely with community partners including domestic violence service providers. Some grant-writing and grant-reporting activities are required.


QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to sit for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice under a Massachusetts practice rule. Prior family law experience, particularly with survivors of domestic violence, preferred. Fluency in Spanish also preferred.


Please click on the link provided to submit cover letter and resume. If unable to apply electronically, you may mail to Eileen Messier, Human Resources Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608. EOE.


Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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