Pisgah Legal Services, a community-based, non-profit law firm which provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people in the area surrounding Asheville, North Carolina, has an opening for an attorney to serve a six-county area in the Blue Ridge Mountains, at its Hendersonville office. Travel within a one-hour radius of Hendersonville is required to serve very low-income clients in the region. More information about Pisgah Legal Services can be found at www.pisgahlegal.org.
Qualifications: N.C. licensed attorney or commitment to become licensed in N.C. promptly. Spanish language skills would be an asset, as would experience in addressing problems associated with extreme poverty through the law.
Salary/Benefits: Depending on experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan, as well as life, health, dental, and disability insurance.
Applications: Please submit resume and cover letter by April 30, 2015, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Racial minorities, women, the elderly and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
A generalist attorney is needed for the Hendersonville office. Responsibilities include:
• Providing representation and advice to clients in general poverty law, including housing, benefits, and consumer law.
• Preventive legal education and outreach.
• Frequent travel within sixty miles of our office.
Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Racial minorities, women, the elderly and disabled are encouraged to apply. Submit resume, cover letter by April 30, 2015, to: email@example.com. Please specify this position on the cover letter and resume.