Position Overview: LLA is seeking a dedicated lawyer who will advocate and litigate on behalf of low-income and senior clients. Staff attorneys will be responsible for representing clients in a holistic manner to achieve clients’ goals through advocacy including litigation. In addition to individual client representation, staff attorneys are expected to be active in the community through participation in outreach and community organizations. Staff attorneys will treat clients, co-workers, and others with dignity and respect.
Provide high quality legal representation to clients in accordance with LLA’s Advocacy Manual and Rules of
Represent clients in litigation, administrative advocacy, and other advocacy forums.
Engage in appellate work, complex, and major litigation.
Identify, develop, and implement advocacy strategies to address systemic legal problems.
Provide counselling, advice, and other brief services and referrals.
Participate in client outreach and community organizations.
Ensure compliance with funding requirements.
Other duties as assigned.
Admission to Michigan Bar
Demonstrated commitment to public interest or pro bono work
Excellent writing and oral communication skills
Ability to organize, plan, prioritize, meet deadlines, and work under pressure
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and includes excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and personal time.