Working at Legal Aid
Community Legal Aid offers an excellent work environment, great benefits to employees, and the opportunity to serve the community.
Employee benefits include medical and dental insurance, medical reimbursement accounts, disability insurance, retirement, paid vacation, and paid sick leave. Benefits for attorneys also include malpractice insurance, paid bar membership, and a state supplied student loan repayment program.
Community Legal Aid is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
This person will be clients’ first point of contact with Legal Aid. They will interview applicants to determine eligibility. The successful candidate will be a compassionate customer service professional, savvy with technology, detail oriented, and able to work under pressure. HelpLine Paralegals work in a high-volume call center environment, frequently speaking with clients in distress. They work extensively on the telephone and computer and process referrals from other organizations. HelpLine Paralegals also work in a rotation to cover Legal Aid’s receptionist duties, including answering phones, assisting walk-ins, and processing incoming and outgoing mail.
Community Legal Aid’s staff attorneys serve as the primary contact for transforming the lives of our clients. Our attorneys are fierce advocates for our clients, meeting their immediate legal needs, but also addressing their holistic needs through direct representation, education, and community resource referrals. Serving on the front-line of Legal Aid’s work, staff attorneys address both individual and systemic legal issues that perpetuate the cycle of poverty. Successful candidates will use their skills to identify, find solutions for, and remediate the root causes of inequities in our justice system, including litigation, policy advocacy, and client and stakeholder education.
Community Legal Aid is a non-profit law firm that believes all individuals should have the opportunity to control, improve, and enrich their lives and the communities in which they live. The Volunteer Legal Services Program (VLSP) extends Legal Aid’s mission by partnering with private attorneys to help clients who otherwise would go unrepresented. VLSP both engages and supports volunteer attorneys in expanding access to justice in the community
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