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Court Debt Project Staff Attorney

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is a statewide non-profit law firm that pursues its mission to serve low-income people by providing civil legal aid and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty. LSA seeks a Court Debt Project Attorney (CDPA) to support our mission through its Court Debt Project. 

This project is sponsored, in part, by a grant from the SPLC.

The position will be located in the LSA office in Birmingham and may require travel around the state of Alabama.   

The CDPA hired for this position will advocate for waiving or reducing client court debt and assist them in avoiding penalties due to inability to pay. The CDPA will develop and coordinate intake procedures to identify prospective clients and streamline services. The CDPA will organize and conduct legal materials, trainings, clinics, and strategy sessions to assist attorneys, litigants, and community partners. 

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the state of Alabama or willing to take necessary steps to be admitted to the Alabama bar within 6 months of employment.
  • Sensitivity towards low-income population. 
  • Experience in legal aid services or related substantive areas. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Spanish language proficiency is desirable.

Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states. 

A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at: https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions

Legal Services Alabama, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to sex or sexual orientation, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other consideration prohibited by law.

Salary based upon qualifications and experience. 

Excellent benefits

Job Type: Fulltime

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to:  jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline: Open until filled

No telephone calls or faxes

Posted 6/21/22

Staff Attorney, Montgomery, AL

Legal Services Alabama, Inc. (LSA), is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. As a non-profit law firm, our mission is to serve low-income people by providing civil legal aid and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty. LSA seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission. 

This is a full-time position based in the Montgomery Regional Office. The attorney will assist in civil matters related to legal rights, benefits and entitlements through legal advice, counseling and representation to senior citizens in Autauga, Elmore, and Montgomery counties.  The legal services provided will assist seniors in who are the most vulnerable and who are at risk of losing their autonomy, dignity, or independence.

Additionally, the attorney will provide community education for the older population. 

This project is sponsored in part by a grant through Central Alabama Aging Consortium (CAAC). 

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama.  
  • Sensitivity towards low-income and elderly population. 
  • Strong legal writing and communication skills. 
  • Bilingual a plus.

Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states.

A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at: https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions

LSA is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to sex or sexual orientation, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other consideration prohibited by law.

Salary: $50,750 plus based upon experience

Excellent benefits

Position: Full Time

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

No telephone calls or faxes

Posted 6/01/2022

Staff Attorney – Birmingham

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. As a non-profit law firm, our mission provides free, client-centered civil legal advocacy to low-income Alabamians and collaborates with others across the state and nation to find solutions to systemic issues caused by poverty and social justice inequities.

This is a full-time position based in the Birmingham Regional Office. The attorney will assist in civil matters related to legal rights, benefits and entitlements through legal advice, counseling and representation to senior citizens in Jefferson County. The legal services provided will assist seniors in who are the most vulnerable and who are at risk of losing their autonomy, dignity, or independence.

Additionally, the attorney will provide community education for the older population. 

This project is sponsored in part by a grant through United Way of Central Alabama.   

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama.  
  • Sensitivity towards low-income and elderly population. 
  • Strong legal writing and communication skills. 
  • Bilingual a plus.

Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states.

A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at: https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions

LSA is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to sex, gender or sexual orientation, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran status or any other consideration prohibited by law.

Salary: $50,750 plus based upon experience

Excellent benefits

Position: Full Time

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

No telephone calls or faxes

Posted 03/03/2022

Staff Attorney – Montgomery; Domestic Violence

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. As a non-profit law firm, our mission provides free, client-centered civil legal advocacy to low-income Alabamians and collaborates with others across the state and nation to find solutions to systemic issues caused by poverty and social justice inequities. LSA seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission. 

This is a full-time position in our Montgomery Regional Office. 

The attorney will provide community outreach and civil legal representation to address the needs of domestic violence clients. Much of the legal work will focus on immediate safety needs of the client to include protection orders but the attorney will assist the client in other areas of legal work that include housing, consumer protection, education, custody, employment, public assistance needs, and other priorities established by the Board of Directors. 

This project is sponsored, in part, by a grant from ADECA..     

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama or willing to take necessary steps to be admitted to Alabama bar within 6 months of employment.  
  • Sensitivity towards low-income population.
  • Spanish language proficiency desirable.   

Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states. 

A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at : https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions

Legal Services Alabama, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, age or any other consideration prohibited by law.

Salary: $50,750 DOE

Excellent benefits to include paid health, dental and vision; paid time off; retirement

Job Type: Fulltime

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

No telephone calls or faxes

Posted 1/10/22

Staff Attorney – Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. As a non-profit law firm, our mission is to serve low-income people by providing civil legal aid and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty. LSA seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission. 

This is a full-time position located in our Tuscaloosa Regional Office. The attorney will provide community outreach and civil legal representation to help prevent homelessness and other priorities established by the Board of Directors in Tuscaloosa County Alabama.  

This position is sponsored in part by a grant through County of Tuscaloosa.  

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama or willing to take necessary steps to be admitted to Alabama bar within 6 months of employment.
  • Sensitivity towards low-income population. 

Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states. 

A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at: https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions

Spanish language proficiency desirable.   

Legal Services Alabama, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, age or any other consideration prohibited by law.

Salary: $50,750 plus based on qualifications and experience

Excellent benefits to include paid medical, vision and dental insurance, paid time off, training, and retirement.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

No telephone calls or faxes

Posted 11/10/21

Staff Attorney – Selma, Alabama; Domestic Violence

Legal Services Alabama (LSA) is one of the largest statewide law firms in Alabama. As a non-profit law firm, our mission is to serve low-income people by providing civil legal aid and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty. LSA seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission.  This is a full-time position in our Selma Regional Office

The attorney will provide community outreach and civil legal representation to address the needs of domestic violence clients. Much of the legal work will focus on immediate safety needs of the client to include protection orders but the attorney will assist the client in other areas of legal work that include housing, consumer protection, education, custody, employment, public assistance needs, and other priorities established by the Board of Directors. 

This position is funded in part by a grant from the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW).

Qualifications:

  • Admitted to practice in the State of Alabama or willing to take necessary steps to be admitted to Alabama bar within 6 months of employment.  
  • Sensitivity towards low-income population.
  • Spanish language proficiency desirable.   

Alabama recognizes reciprocity in certain states. 

A list of reciprocal jurisdictions can be found at: https://admissions.alabar.org/reciprocal-jurisdictions

Legal Services Alabama, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Program and Employer and persons seeking employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, age or any other consideration prohibited by law.

Salary: $50,750 DOE

Excellent benefits to include paid health, dental and vision; paid time off; and retirement.

Job Type: Fulltime

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to jobs@alsp.org

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

No telephone calls or faxes

Posted 11/10/21