Family Law Staff Attorney - Pittsfield
Company: Community Legal Aid & Affiliate
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Community Legal Aid (CLA) is the non-profit legal services
program providing free civil legal assistance to low-income
residents of central and western Massachusetts. CLA has over 140
dedicated, talented staff working across multiple offices, and a
budget of $16 million. Our core work includes effective
client-centered advocacy and robust outreach to and partnerships
with our client communities.
CLA seeks an attorney to join an enthusiastic, skillful team to
work in its Family Law Unit. The attorney will be based in CLA's
Pittsfield office in the beautiful Berkshires, and will assist
clients with cases involving family law matters including divorce,
child support, visitation, and custody. It is anticipated that most
of the attorney's clients will be survivors of domestic violence,
sexual assault, and other crimes. The attorney will have
significant client contact and will assume an active caseload while
continuing to accept new cases. The attorney will also engage in
community outreach and education, and will work closely with
community partners including domestic violence service providers.
Some grant-reporting activities are required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to
sit for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice
under a Massachusetts practice rule. Fluency in Spanish preferred.
Prior family law experience, particularly with survivors of
domestic violence, also preferred. Excellent oral and written
communication skills. A demonstrated dedication to social justice
and commitment to working with low-income communities.
Please submit cover letter and resumes online, or mail to Alicia
Vaughan, Human Resources Director, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main
Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01608.
CLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that
our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we
serve. CLA encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds
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