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Attorney - Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) - Lansing office

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Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) has an immediate opening for a full-time attorney position.

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing legal representation and consultation to persons with disabilities.
  • Providing technical legal assistance, legal education services and training to agency staff, consumer groups, and persons with disabilities.

Must possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited school of law and admitted to practice law in the state of Michigan. Minimum two years’ experience litigating cases in Federal Courts or representing clients in disability related matters (Guardianship, Civil Commitment, Medicaid Fair Hearings) preferred.  Demonstrated effective written and oral communication and problem-solving skills are critical.

Salary range $51,000 to $56,500.  Attorneys with significant legal experience or extensive disability law experience may be hired above the range.   Excellent benefits.  Located in Lansing.

MPAS is the agency designated by the Governor of the State of Michigan to protect and advocate for the legal rights of individuals with disabilities.

MPAS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, political belief, creed, national origin, marital status, or disability.    

Interested applicants please send, e-mail or fax resume and cover letter to:
Camilia Limas
Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc.
4095 Legacy Parkway, Suite 500
Lansing, MI  48911
517-487-0827 (FAX)
climas@mpas.org

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Date Posted: Nov 15, 2019