Staff Attorney

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Published

08/06/2018

Application Deadline

08/24/2018

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 domestic violence cases in Franklin County and work with our Medical/Legal Partnership in Burlington. Responsibilities include advocacy in a variety of forums on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients. 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.

Starting salary is $47,085 plus D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits. Send cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line “Poverty Law Attorney Application 2018” by August 24, 2018 to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director, c/o Betsy Whyte <bwhyte@vtlegalaid.org>. Visit our website https://www.vtlegalaid.org/current-openings  for complete application instructions. 

 

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

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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