JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – STAFF ATTORNEY POSITIONS
OHIO STATE LEGAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION
Athens, Chillicothe, Newark, New Philadelphia
Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) seeks attorneys with a demonstrated commitment to making a difference in the lives of indigent people and their communities for positions in its Athens, Chillicothe, Newark, and New Philadelphia offices. SEOLS serves low income citizens in 30 counties in southeastern/central Ohio and is one component of Ohio State Legal Services Association (OSLSA) which fights poverty and its impact through its field programs, SEOLS and The Legal Aid Society of Columbus, and its statewide advocacy program, the Ohio Poverty Law Center. NOTE: The attorney in our New Philadelphia office would have a focus on holistically advocating for domestic violence survivors, in addition to general poverty law representation and advocacy.
SEOLS attorneys are encouraged/supported in being creative, effective advocates in federal, state, and local judicial, administrative, and legislative advocacy and forums. Additional information about OSLSA is available at: www.seols.org; www.columbuslegalaid.org; and www.ohiopovertylawcenter.org.
In addition to aggressive client representation in areas of family, housing, consumer, benefits, health, utility law and individual rights, OSLSA attorneys have:
In addition to a salary of $44,500+ DOE, excellent benefits/leave package, and LRAP through our state funder, OSLSA provides excellent ongoing training through its New Attorney Training Program, CLE-approved one and multiple day trainings on substantive poverty law and trial advocacy skills, including preparation and presentation of a mock jury trial, programwide retreats, and encouragement/opportunities to participate in statewide task forces and advocacy efforts.
Applicants must be admitted to the Ohio bar or pending results from latest bar exam. If interested, submit resume, writing sample, and references, along with a cover letter to James Daniels, SEOLS Director, email@example.com.
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – MANAGING ATTORNEY- MARION
THE LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF COLUMBUS
The Legal Aid Society of Columbus (LASC) seeks an individual with a demonstrated commitment to making a difference in the lives of indigent people and their communities for a managing attorney position in our Marion office.
The managing attorney is responsible for assuring the highest quality of legal advocacy by the office through providing leadership to attorneys and paralegals, identifying and engaging in impact representation (including litigation and other advocacy), litigation planning, strategy, and community education, helping to identifying and pursue funding, and working with management to ensure compliance with all program policies, regulations, and funding requirements of the program.
Our Marion office covers four counties (Delaware, Marion, Morrow and Union). The office currently has 3 staff attorneys, 1 paralegal and 1.5 support staff. LASC is one part of the Ohio State Legal Services Association (OSLSA). LASC shares upper management with our sister organization, Southeastern Ohio Legal Services, and the statewide advocacy program, the Ohio Poverty Law Center. Additional information about our programs is available at www.columbuslegalaid.org, www.seols.org and www.ohiopovertylawcenter.org.
In addition to a salary of $58,000 + DOE, we offer excellent benefits, a generous leave package, eligibility for the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), and excellent ongoing training opportunities.
Reply with resume, writing sample, and references to: Kathleen C. McGarvey, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OSLSA/SEOLS/LASC is an equal opportunity employer. OSLSA/SEOLS/LASC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment.