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

Director of Advocacy Positions

MLSA seeks two Directors of Advocacy to lead and support our advocacy staff in our work to represent individual low-income people and improve their lives. The Directors of Advocacy will be part of MLSA’s Leadership Team; they will support and empower MLSA’s advocates to achieve the best results possible for our clients; and they will help MLSA develop and maintain its broad advocacy strategies on behalf of low-income clients.

The two positions will support MLSA’s teams representing
• survivors of domestic violence and other crimes;
• clients with other legal issues (including housing, consumer, agricultural worker and Native American rights)

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced litigators and supervisors to work with a growing, motivated advocacy staff. Click the link below for a detailed job announcement.

To apply, send a letter of interest, writing sample, and resume to [email protected] Screening of applicants will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled.

Directors of Advocacy Announcement

Attorney Positions

MLSA is currently seeking two full-time Staff Attorneys to represent survivors of family violence. Open positions are based in MLSA's Helena office and at the office of the Haven domestic violence organization in Bozeman. Please click on the links to download detailed job descriptions, including salary and benefit information for each position. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references. Email application materials to [email protected]. Screening of applications is ongoing and the positions will remain open until filled.

Bozeman-Haven - Full Job Description
Helena - Full Job Description

Elder Abuse Attorney - Helena

MLSA is also seeking a full-time Staff Attorney in our Helena office to represent victims of elder abuse in partnership with the Legal Services Developer office at the State of Montana Aging Services Bureau. Please click on the link below to download a detailed job description, including salary and benefit information. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references. Email application materials to [email protected] by January 7, 2019, for priority consideration. Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Intake Specialist for Domestic Violence Survivors

MLSA is seeking a full-time Intake Specialist to work with domestic violence survivors. This position can be based in either the Billings or Helena MLSA office. Please click on the link below to download a detailed job description, including salary and benefit information. Applications must include a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references. Email application materials to [email protected] by January 7, 2019, for priority consideration. Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Intake Specialist for Domestic Violence

Tribal Advocate Position

MLSA is currently seeking a full-time advocate to represent survivors of family violence in the tribal court on the Fort Belknap Reservation. The position is based in Harlem, MT. Please click on the link below to download a detailed job description, including salary and benefit information. Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Email application materials to [email protected]. Screening of applications is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled.

Full Job Description

To Apply

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

The Montana Legal Services Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be treated fairly, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.