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Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit, public interest law firm, is seeking a staff attorney to provide legal services (advice, negotiation, advocacy) to anyone having difficulties in housing matters related to landlord/tenant issues, unlawful detainers and evictions . 

The ideal candidate will be an energetic, intelligent, compassionate, team player who possesses a passion for public service and a strong commitment to ensuring justice for the most vulnerable populations in our community.

 Requirements

Prefer a candidate with five years of litigation experience in civil or family court, but will consider all candidates who have a demonstrated history of dedication to public law or community service.  Excellent legal writing and communication skills a must; moot court and law review experience a plus. Prefer bi-lingual candidate, English/Spanish, and guardianship experience, but not required. Qualified candidates must possess an active/good standing bar license from any United States jurisdiction.

Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys coaching and assisting attorneys who are providing pro bono service
  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys being a part of a great team of caring individuals
  • Loves challenges, dislikes being bored, and believes drama and gossip belong at the movies or at brunch, not at work.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:

Human Resources Department                  
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
725 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104                       
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Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer