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

Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) seeks a Director of Advocacy to lead and support our advocacy staff in our work to represent individual low-income people and improve their lives. The Director of Advocacy will work with a Co-Director and will be part of MLSA’s Leadership Team to support and empower MLSA’s advocates to achieve the best results possible for our clients and help MLSA develop and maintain its broad-based advocacy strategies on behalf of low-income clients.

The Director will support MLSA’s attorneys who represent
• survivors of domestic violence and other crimes;
• clients with housing, consumer, and agricultural employment issues.

Location: Helena, Missoula or Billings. Travel within and without Montana is required as needed.

Salary & Benefits: Salary based on experience. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, writing sample, and resume to [email protected]

Submission Deadline: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Please click on the link below for a detailed job description and requirements.

MLSA Director of Advocacy Job Posting 05-2019

Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator will conduct outreach to gather information about the legal needs of disaster victims in Montana and will recruit volunteer (pro bono) attorneys to provide legal services in the targeted areas.

The Project Coordinator will
• Work with MLSA’s Director of Pro Bono to integrate disaster legal assistance into MLSA’s statewide program.
• Recruit and support volunteers across the state willing to assist with the civil legal needs of victims of disaster.

Location: Helena, Montana

Salary & Benefits: $36,500 and up, DOE. MLSA offers an attractive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, retirement and educational loan repayment assistance.

To Apply: Send a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to [email protected]

Submission Deadline: Screening of applicants will begin immediately. The priority deadline for applications is July 2, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.

Please click on the link below for a detailed job description and requirements.

Project Coordinator Job Posting 2019-06-17

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.