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Staff Attorney - Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) - Monroe Office

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Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) has an opening for a staff attorney in its Monroe/Lenawee County Office. 

LSSCM is a division of the Michigan Advocacy Program (MAP) which provides access to the justice system for those who need it the most through its local legal services offices, Legal Services of South Central Michigan and Farmworker Legal Services, as well several statewide advocacy programs: Michigan Poverty Law Program, the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, the Michigan Elder Justice Initiative, and the Michigan Legal Help Program. MAP has a staff of about 100 people in offices in Battle Creek, Detroit, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Monroe, and Ypsilanti.

The staff attorney position is in the Monroe - Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) – office, serving Monroe and Lenawee Counties.  The staff attorney will provide a range of individual advocacy and impact work as a generalist, including family, consumer, public benefits and housing law.

Applicants should be licensed to practice law in Michigan or be eligible to waive in or to take the next bar examination. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to underserved populations.

MAP is a unionized program.  Salary is from $44,000 depending on experience and includes excellent benefits. 

The Michigan Advocacy Program is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Send resume and cover letter to:

                                    Shannon Lucas

                                    Manager of Legal Services Delivery

                                    Michigan Advocacy Program

                                    lucass@lsscm.org

The position is open until filled and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.   

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1/14/2019

Date Posted: Jan 25, 2019