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Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) is a great place to work! You could help us fulfill our mission to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. For more information on the specific career opportunities available, please see the listed positions below.

Open Positions

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EDUCATION LEGAL RIGHTS ATTORNEY

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC) is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

Legal Aid has an opening for a full time Education Legal Rights attorney. In this position you will advocate for children suspected of having disabilities or who are already identified as having a disability. You will assist them in accessing appropriate educational services and public benefits. You will serve both community families and children in the foster care system. The ideal candidate will have litigation experience, a background in children’s law, education, psychology, the medical field, and/or related services.

Qualifications

  • Active membership in the Florida State Bar;
  • Experience serving low-income communities preferred but not required;
  • A demonstrable awareness and sensitivity to the needs of the populations we serve is necessary;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • The ability to speak more than one language is a plus; and
  • A willingness to, at times, work beyond a minimum seven-hour workday, including evenings and weekends

Persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This exempt, full-time position is competitive and commensurate with experience ranging from $60,000-$65,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher, based on the applicant’s years of experience. LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance.

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to:  Walter Honaman at whonaman@legalaid.org

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

About Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC)

LASBC is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

LASBC seeks to hire an Immigration Staff Attorney in its Plantation office. Working as a part of an interdisciplinary team, the attorney will represent unaccompanied minors; non-citizen minors who were abused, neglected, or abandoned by one or both parents; immigrant children not living with their parents; asylum; and special immigrant juvenile status before the Immigration Court and the Department of Homeland Security and will be cross-trained in other areas of immigration.

Job Duties:

  • Provide individual immigration consultations and know-your-rights presentations to immigrant communities.
  • Represent clients before various agencies, including immigration court, ICE, USCIS, and state and federal courts, in applications and advocacy for relief from removal.
  • Engage with allied community organizations, including presenting community education programs;
  • Participate in the preparation of grant and billing reports.

Qualifications

  • Active membership in a State Bar (Does not have to be Florida)
  • The attorney will have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school,
  • Candidate must have at least one year of experience representing children in such areas as unaccompanied minors; non-citizen minors who were abused, neglected, or abandoned by one or both parents; immigrant children not living with their parents; asylum; and special immigrant juvenile status before the Immigration Court and the Department of Homeland Security;
  • Experience serving low-income communities preferred but not required;
  • The attorney will have demonstrated the capacity to exhibit appropriate sensitivity to and empathy for children who have survived traumatic experiences and will be passionate about serving immigrants and vulnerable populations;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • An ability to balance and manage a variety of responsibilities.
  • Strong commitment to social, economic, and racial justice.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams.
  • Willingness to travel statewide occasionally.
  • Ability to speak Spanish or another language in addition to English a plus; and
  • A willingness to, at times, work beyond a minimum seven-hour workday, including evenings and weekends
  • No experience is necessary; willing to train

Persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This is an exempt position full-time position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience starting at $66,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher based on the applicant’s years of experience.

LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance.

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to Macarena Santos at  msantos@legalaid.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

About Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC)

LASBC is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

LASBC seeks to hire an Immigration Staff Attorney in its Plantation office. Working as a part of an interdisciplinary team, the attorney will represent unaccompanied minors; non-citizen minors who were abused, neglected, or abandoned by one or both parents; immigrant children not living with their parents; asylum; and special immigrant juvenile status before the Immigration Court and the Department of Homeland Security and will be cross-trained in other areas of immigration.

Job Duties:

  • Provide individual immigration consultations and know-your-rights presentations to immigrant communities.
  • Represent clients before various agencies, including immigration court, ICE, USCIS, and state and federal courts, in applications and advocacy for relief from removal.
  • Engage with allied community organizations, including presenting community education programs;
  • Participate in the preparation of grant and billing reports.

Qualifications

  • Active membership in a State Bar (Does not have to be Florida);
  • The attorney will have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school,
  • No experience is necessary willing to train
  • Experience serving low-income communities preferred but not required;
  • The attorney will have demonstrated the capacity to exhibit appropriate sensitivity to and empathy for children who have survived traumatic experiences and will be passionate about serving immigrants and vulnerable populations;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • An ability to balance and manage a variety of responsibilities.
  • Strong commitment to social, economic, and racial justice.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams.
  • Ability to speak Spanish or another language in addition to English a plus

Persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This is an exempt position full-time position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience starting at $65,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher based on the applicant’s years of experience.  LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance. 

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter and resume with references to Macarena Santos at msantos@legalaid.org.

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

About Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC)

LASBC is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

LASBC seeks to hire an Immigration Staff Attorney in its Plantation office. Working as a part of an interdisciplinary team, the attorney will to provide immigration legal services to survivors of crimes. The attorney will handle a variety of immigration cases, concentrating on humanitarian-based immigration benefits like VAWA, U Visa, and asylum. Caseload will include both affirmative applications, removal defense, and detention cases.

Job Duties:

  • Provide individual immigration consultations and know-your-rights presentations to immigrant communities.
  • Represent clients before various agencies, including immigration court, ICE, USCIS, and state and federal courts, in applications and advocacy for relief from removal.
  • Engage with allied community organizations, including presenting community education programs;
  • Participate in the preparation of grant and billing reports.

Qualifications

  • Active membership in a State Bar (Does not have to be Florida)
  • The attorney will have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school,
  • Preferably have 1-3 years of relevant experience in immigration law;
  • Experience serving low-income communities preferred but not required;
  • The attorney will have demonstrated the capacity to exhibit appropriate sensitivity to and empathy to individuals who have survived traumatic experiences and will be passionate about serving immigrants and vulnerable populations;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • An ability to balance and manage a variety of responsibilities.
  • Strong commitment to social, economic, and racial justice.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams.
  • Ability to speak Spanish or another language in addition to English a plus;

Persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This is an exempt position full-time position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience starting at $70,000-$85,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher based on the applicant’s years of experience. 

LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance.

To Apply:  Please send a cover letter and resume with references to Macarena Santos at msantos@legalaid.org.

Immigration Paralegal

 About Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC)

LASBC is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

LASBC seeks to hire an Immigration Paralegal in its Plantation office to assist the legal team with immigration cases. Experience preparing immigration documents is preferred, but we are willing to accept applicants interested in learning immigration law.

Job Duties:

  • Client interviews,
  • Case file preparation,
  • Case management,
  • Drafting of letters and forms for attorney review,
  • Scheduling appointments,
  • Phone intakes, and translations.

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • An ability to balance and manage a variety of responsibilities.
  • Strong commitment to social, economic, and racial justice.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple teams
  • Ability to speak Spanish or another language in addition to English a plus

Salary and Benefits

This is an exempt position full-time position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience starting at $45,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher based on the applicant’s years of experience.

LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance. 

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to Macarena Santos at msantos@legalaid.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.

SPECIAL PROJECTS PARALEGAL

 

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC) is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

Legal Aid’s Special Project’s Unit focuses on providing legal representation to the under-served residents of Broward County, whose housing rights, as well as civil rights have been violated, including impact class action litigation, which can have national, state and/or local effect. The paralegal will be responsible for assisting the managing attorney with providing high quality legal services. This will include assisting with drafting legal documents, organizing case files, assisting with trial and hearing preparation, as well as any other responsibilities related to assisting the managing attorney provide legal services. Also, the paralegal position requires conducting intake and outreach, as well as, appearing at special legal and community projects.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in complex litigation is required;
  • Drafts legal documents including routine pleadings, affidavits, and interrogatories; files motions and pleadings according to judicial procedures;
  • Prepares, organizes, stores, and retrieves case files, which may include evidence, exhibits, depositions, pleadings, exhibits, and other items.
  • A demonstrable awareness and sensitivity to the needs of the populations we serve is necessary;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Interviews clients and prepare summaries of their statements;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill;
  • Develops and maintains records regarding billable hours spent on specific cases;
  • Assists attorney with trial preparation, which may include attending trials and hearings;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Excellent written and communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel or related software
  • The ability to speak more than one language is a plus; and
  • A willingness to, at times, work beyond a minimum seven-hour workday, including evenings and weekends

Persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A willingness to, at times, work beyond a minimum seven-hour workday, including evenings and weekends

Salary and Benefits

This exempt, full-time position is competitive and commensurate with experience ranging from $45,000 to $50,000 LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance.

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to:  Brittney Parks at bparks@legalad.org

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.

STAFF ATTORNEY POSITION - CHILDRENS

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC) is a Southern Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

The Children’s Advocacy Program (CAP) of Legal Aid Service of Broward has openings for full time children’s attorneys to provide direct, independent legal representation of children and youth in the child welfare system.  Attorneys will be responsible for carrying a full case load which includes meeting with and counseling child and youth clients to determine the course of legal advocacy; frequent court advocacy at all types of dependency proceedings from status hearings to motion hearings to trials; participating in mediations, negotiations, and treatment team staffings; and legal research and drafting of pleadings.  Attorneys may also advocate for child victims of crime, including human trafficking, and engage in system advocacy to improve child welfare and the dependency system.  Attorneys may also assist youth clients navigating the juvenile delinquency system.  

Qualifications 

  • Member in good standing of the Florida Bar.
  • Background or experience in child dependency law, children’s law, or related areas is preferred.
  • Courtroom litigation experience preferred.
  • Commitment to improving the lives of children and families involved in the child welfare system.
  • Willingness to work with, advocate for, and support children who have experienced trauma.
  • Willingness to be empathetic with children and youth who manifest trauma in unhealthy or maladaptive behaviors.
  • Value team collaborative efforts.
  • Willingness to be a strong advocate for children and youth clients.
  • Capability for travel within Broward County.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, Haitian Kreyol, or Portuguese preferred.

Persons of color, veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This exempt, full-time position’s starting salary is $65,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher, based on the applicant’s years of experience. LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance.

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to:  CAPapplications@legalaid.org

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.

STAFF ATTORNEY (SSVF)

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC) is a South Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., in Plantation Florida, seeks an experienced attorney to work with Veterans in obtaining Veterans Benefits.  The Attorney will handle Veterans discharge upgrades as well as housing issues, family issues and other small civil matters. Immediate opening. 

Qualifications

  • Active membership in the Florida State Bar;
  • Candidate experience including, but not limited to, providing civil and administrative legal serves to Veterans and their families. The attorney will handle a variety of civil cases, including Veterans Benefits, Family Law issues, and Housing issues, as well as others;
  • Experience serving low-income communities preferred but not required;
  • A demonstrable awareness and sensitivity to the needs of the veteran populations we serve is necessary;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills;
  • The ability to speak more than one language is a plus; and
  • A willingness to, at times, work beyond a minimum seven-hour workday, including evenings and weekends

Veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This exempt, full-time position is competitive and commensurate with experience ranging from $60,000-$65,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher, based on the applicant’s years of experience. LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance. 

To Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to:  awilburn@legalaid.org, Cmcclain@legalaid.org             

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.

STAFF ATTORNEY POSITION – VETERANS UNIT

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LASBC) is a South Florida area non-profit pro bono law firm. Every day, we work hard to meet the legal needs of a large, diverse, multiethnic community across Broward County. Our mission is to provide high-quality, free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County. LASBC has more than 125 employees, including more than 50 attorneys, who provide free services and resources across a broad range of civil legal issues that impact health, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LASBC helps thousands find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future.

Through education, effective litigation, and collaboration, we work tirelessly to expand access to justice for all, identify needs in our community, and challenge systems, laws, and policies that adversely affect the underserved and marginalized. For more information, please visit www.browardlegalaid.org.

Position Description

The MISSION UNITED Veterans Pro Bono Project at Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. has an opening for a full-time attorney available for applicants admitted to the Florida Bar.  The ideal candidate will have experience researching, drafting pleadings, negotiating, and litigating in the areas of Housing/Landlord-tenant, Family Law, Public Benefits, and Veteran Benefits. Experience with veterans’ issues is preferred, but not mandatory.  

This position requires good oral and written advocacy skills and a willingness to be an aggressive advocate in court for the indigent and veteran client population. Job duties include, but are not limited to, conducting legal assessments, performing intakes, representing clients, and case management.  Other job duties include mentoring pro bono attorneys and providing advice and counsel on family law and veteran matters. This position also offers the opportunity to educate both private and public entities on unique military/veteran issues and laws. Bilingual skills are a plus, but not required.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a grassroots Veterans Advocacy program that is being replicated across the country. 

Qualifications

  • Active membership in the Florida State Bar;
  • Experience serving low-income, Veterans, or other marginalized communities preferred but not required;
  • A demonstrable awareness and sensitivity to the needs of the populations we serve is necessary;
  • Ability to work effectively with a large caseload and function professionally within a highly stressful environment;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to work independently at times and also as an effective part of a team, including other attorneys, support staff, volunteers, and community partners;
  • excellent writing and communication skills;
  • ability to work constructively with others;
  • The ability to speak more than one language is a plus; and
  • A willingness to, at times, work beyond a minimum seven-hour workday, including evenings and weekends

Veterans, persons with disabilities, and persons from other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.   Legal Aid Service of Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary and Benefits

This exempt, full-time position is competitive and commensurate with experience ranging from $60,000-$68,000. The salary for the successful applicant may be significantly higher, based on the applicant’s years of experience. LASBC offers a generous benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, and life insurance (for the employee), retirement, 13 paid holidays, and generous annual and sick leave allotments starting at 15 days of vacation and 12 days of sick leave per year—good work-life balance.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume with references to: Awilburn@legalaid.org, CMcclain@legalaid.org.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. The position remains open until filled.