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.
This Staff Attorney will provide poverty law services to clients who are agricultural workers and housing law services to low income clients. Poverty law services for agricultural workers will include, but not be limited to, wage claims, immigration, legal issues related to domestic violence, housing and public benefits. Screening of applicants will begin October 1, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, and to apply to the job, please follow this link.
The Crime Victim Navigator offers support, advocacy, information and referrals to victims, instituting a consistent human component to help guide victims through the various systems and processes related to their victimization. The Crime Victim Navigator refers cases as appropriate to the Victim Rights Practice Group attorney and/or other MLSA advocates depending on the nature of the legal matter faced by the client. To view the full job description and to apply, please follow this link. Screening of applicants will begin September 17, 2021 and the position will remain open until filled.
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 is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled. To view the full job description and to apply, please follow this link.
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. Screening of applicants is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled. To view the full job description and to apply, please follow this link.