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Domestic Violence Attorney - Jonesboro

Legal Aid of Arkansas is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm dedicated to assuring equal access to justice in civil matters for low income Arkansans. Legal Aid’s advocates provide wraparound legal services in housing preservation, domestic violence prevention, economic justice, and consumer protection.

We are seeking an attorney to join our Domestic Violence work group. The attorney will handle a standard caseload, assist with outreach and community education efforts, and staff shifts on the Legal Aid Helpline.

Required qualifications:

  • Arkansas State bar admission or eligible for reciprocity.
     
  • Trial court experience is a plus. Minimum two years practice experience preferred.
     
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with clients, co-workers, and the community.
     
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Arkansas to represent clients.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation is based on a competitive public interest salary scale, $42,000-$74,000 DOE. Benefits package includes medical, dental, and life insurance; paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave; law school loan repayment; and retirement plan.

If interested, please send resume to Lee Richardson, Executive Director, at lrichardson@arlegalaid.org. Position open until filled. Legal Aid of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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