Attorney at LEGAL AID OF WV

LEGAL AID OF WV

Full-Time

St Albans, WV 25177, USA

Not defined

22 Nov → 22 Dec

Job Description

Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV) is seeking a skilled motivated attorney to join our Charleston Office. LAWV offers a great family friendly work environment and excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental and life insurance and paid leave. As an Attorney in our Charleston office, you will get the opportunity to practice regularly in magistrate, family, and circuit court. The main areas of practice will include housing, family law, unemployment, custody, benefits, and domestic violence. Primarily serving Kanawha and Boone Counties, you will be on the front lines helping clients in a wholistic manner. Service includes in-court representation, legal advice and information, community education, and assistance with filling out forms. We also work closely with several community partners. The Charleston office serves 7 counties and is the largest office in our firm. This position offers a chance to work with a diverse group of advocates and clients on a variety of social justice and poverty issues. While the main office is in Charleston, outdoor enthusiasts will be delighted to learn that we are just a stone's throw from some of the state's most beautiful landmarks, including the New River Gorge, Kanawha State Forest, and the Hatfield cCoy Trail. Additionally, the nearby Elk, Kanawha and Coal Rivers offer some of the best kayaking opportunities. Lovers of the arts and culture can spend their days exploring the Clay Center for the Arts and Science and the Capitol Market, and their nights enjoying a great meal at one of our many local restaurants. And if you are looking to get away for a weekend, Charleston is a few hours from Columbus, Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio, Cincinnati, OH, Lexington, KY and Pittsburgh, PA. If you are passionate about serving others and want to do rewarding work, please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected] by November 9, 2022. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. LAWV is an organization dedicated to equity, justice and inclusion and our organization culture reflects that by seeking and supporting employees from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. EOE qualified women, people with disabilities, minorities, or members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. ,
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Job Responsibilities

  • Primarily serving Kanawha and Boone Counties, you will be on the front lines helping clients in a wholistic manner
  • Service includes in-court representation, legal advice and information, community education, and assistance with filling out forms

Benefits/What We offer

  • LAWV offers a great family friendly work environment and excellent benefit package which includes medical, dental and life insurance and paid leave

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