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Staff Attorney - Legal Aid of Western Michigan - Grand Rapids

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POSITION: Legal Aid of Western Michigan (LAWM) has an opening in its Grand Rapids office for a staff attorney.   

DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: LAWM provides free civil legal services to low income persons and seniors in a wide variety of poverty law areas such as housing, consumer, family law and public benefits. LAWM covers 17 counties in Western Michigan from five offices with a full time staff of 50.   

QUALIFICATIONS:  This is a full-time staff attorney position in the Grand Rapids office of LAWM.  A bi-lingual Spanish speaker is strongly desired. Applicant must be admitted to the Michigan bar or awaiting bar results, and have demonstrated commitment to justice for low-income persons.

BENEFITS:  This is a full time position for an initial term of at least one year, with a salary from $42,000 depending on experience.   LAWM offers a generous health plan, 403(b) contribution, and a vacation/sick leave package.

LAWM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to:

Juan Salazar, Executive Director
Legal Aid of Western Michigan
25 Division Ave South, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Date Posted: Jul 18, 2017