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 migrant farm workers or other agricultural workers and eviction prevention services to low income clients. Poverty law services for agricultural/migrant workers will include, but not be limited to, wage claims, immigration, legal issues related to domestic violence, housing and public benefits. Our clients may include foreign migrant farm workers with federal H-2A visas and any other workers whose income derives from agricultural labor in Montana. Travel throughout Montana is required. The Attorney is responsible for building an outreach campaign, as well as providing advice and representation to eligible clients in Montana.Screening of applicants is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled. For more information, and to apply to the job, please follow this link.
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.