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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.  Strongly desired applicant qualifications include admission to practice in Michigan and litigation experience, bilingual Spanish capability, and 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:

and cc:

or mail to:

Juan Salazar, Executive Director

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

25 Division Ave South, Suite 300

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Date Posted: Mar 14, 2018