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Passion. That's the common attribute of those that work for our organization.

Legal Aid of Arkansas is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income individuals. We are dedicated to helping those in need by providing equal access to justice for all. If you are interested in a career with Legal Aid of Arkansas, browse our openings and complete our online application. We’ll consider you for future opportunities.

Public Service – Attorneys working for the Center for Arkansas Legal Services and Legal Aid of Arkansas have the opportunity to engage in meaningful public service work with a client population that needs and appreciates the help they receive. While not every client achieves the outcome they hope for, most appreciate the help they receive.

Professional Challenges – Legal aid attorneys have been at the forefront of significant advocacy nationwide. Arkansas legal aid attorneys are protecting the rights of tenants, shielding victims of domestic violence, and helping protect Arkansans who are low-income, elderly or have a disability from consumer scams and financial loss.

A Community of Advocates – When you work for the Center for Arkansas Legal Services or Legal Aid of Arkansas, you are a part of a national and statewide community of poverty law advocates.

Since the 1960s, legal aid attorneys have created and maintained networks for support and training. You can help make access to justice a reality for all Arkansans.

Job Openings

  • We are seeking an attorney to join our housing work group, which focuses on the preservation of safe, fair, and affordable housing throughout Arkansas. The housing attorney will represent tenants in eviction proceedings and administrative proceedings before public housing authorities, identify and attack housing discrimination through affirmative litigation, protect homeownership, and conduct community outreach and education.

    Please click the link for a full description of the position. Thank you and good luck!

  • Paralegal

    Legal Aid of Arkansas, a public interest, not-for-profit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income individuals, is seeking a part-time (up to 27 hours a week) consumer litigation paralegal in its Springdale office. The paralegal will assist Legal Aid attorneys and clients in matters impacting consumer rights. Qualifications include paralegal degree or certification, Juris Doctor Degree, or at least three years’ experience as a litigation paralegal or legal assistant, experience drafting court pleadings and ability to maintain good community relationships. Spanish or Marshallese Language skills a plus but not required. Please send resume or inquiries to Elizabeth King, Human Resources Director, at Salary depends on experience. Legal Aid of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Thank you for expressing interest in a career with Legal Aid. To apply for an open position, please complete our online application by clicking on the link below.

Click here to access our online Employment Application.

If you wish to apply for a position that is not listed, we are always accepting applications. Remember to check back often for new job postings.

Looking to volunteer? You can still make a difference for our organization by applying to be a Pro Bono Attorney. Providing pro bono services to people of limited means can mean the difference between justice for some and justice for all. For more information on how to volunteer, please visit our Become a Pro Bono Attorney page under How To Help.

Check back often for new job postings!