JOB ANNOUNCEMENT – STAFF ATTORNEY- ATHENS
SOUTHEASTERN OHIO LEGAL SERVICES
Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) seeks individuals with a demonstrated commitment to making a difference in the lives of indigent people and their communities for two attorney positions in its Athens office which serves Athens, Gallia, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Vinton, and Washington counties. SEOLS, serving 30 counties in southeastern and central Ohio, is one part 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. Our attorneys are encouraged and supported in being creative, effective advocates in federal, state, and local judicial, administrative, and legislative advocacy and community forums. For additional information about OSLSA: www.seols.org; www.columbuslegalaid.org; and www.ohiopovertylawcenter.org.
In addition to aggressive direct client representation in areas of family, housing, consumer, benefits, health, utility law and individual rights, OSLSA and its staff have:
against involuntary adoptions.
In addition to a salary of $44,500 + DOE, excellent benefits/leave package and LRAP through our state funder, OSLSA provides excellent ongoing training including its New Attorney Training Protocol, 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.
If interested, submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to James Daniels, Director, SEOLS, firstname.lastname@example.org.