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Looking for an opportunity to use your legal skills to positively impact lives in your community? A career at MLSA is guaranteed to do just that. At MLSA, every day is different and filled with work that is both intellectually stimulating and challenging. Whether you are just starting your legal career or are a seasoned lawyer, making legal aid work part of your practice will not only allow you to grow your legal skills, but will also instill a sense of personal satisfaction from seeing the immediate results of your work in the transformed lives of clients.

Open Positions

Pro Bono Assistant - Helena, MT

MLSA is hiring a Pro Bono Assistant for the Helena office. The Pro Bono Assistant will coordinate pro bono referrals, follow up on pro bono cases after referral, and provide support to pro bono programs as assigned. The Pro Bono Assistant will also support the implementation of the Second Act Justice Project by working with the Pro Bono Coordinator on expansion, implementation, and outreach efforts. Screening of applicants will begin August 20, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, please view the job description here.

Medical Legal Partnership Attorney - Helena, MT

The Medical Legal Partnership Staff Attorney works with health care teams at Community Health Centers across Montana to screen for health-harming legal needs and treat those needs by providing legal services to positively impact a client's health. This attorney provides representation to clients in matters relating to civil legal needs such as housing, family law, public benefits, consumer debt, and civil rights. This position works closely with another Medical Legal Partnership Staff attorney. Screening of applicants will begin August 14, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, please view the full job description here.

Program Assistant - Helena, MT

The Program Assistant provides support for MLSA programs and staff, and assists with general office duties. The Program Assistant works with clients, and helps clients navigate MLSA programs and the justice system, provides support for the MLSA volunteer (pro bono) lawyer program. Screening of applications will begin on July 12, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, please view the full job description here.

Domestic Violence Staff Attorney - Dillon, MT

The Staff Attorney position will provide civil legal services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking and harassment in Beaverhead County and Madison County. Based at the Community Support Center in Dillon, MT, services provided will range from brief counsel and advice, to more extended representation. Requires travel within Montana, including monthly travel to Sheridan, Montana.  The priority deadline for applications is July 10, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. For more information, please view the full job posting here.

Staff Attorney - Disaster Law/Housing

This Staff Attorney will provide poverty law services to clients who have been impacted by COVID-19 and housing law services to low income clients. Poverty law services will include, but not be limited to consumer protection, public benefits, family law, and housing. This position is funded for 18 months, with the possibility of extending the position if funding is available. Priority will be given to applications received by May 28, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. Please view the full position description here.

To Apply

Email application materials to [email protected]. Screening of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled.

MLSA is an equal opportunity employer and we consider the diversity of our staff to be vital to our organization's success. We strongly encourage and welcome people of all cultures, races, educational backgrounds, life experiences, socio-economic classes, sexual orientations, ages, genders, and physical abilities to apply.