Attorney positions

Attorney Positions:

Part-time Elder Victim Staff Attorney Position: Available Immediately

Founded in 1978, SeniorLAW Center is a dynamic nonprofit public interest legal services organization whose mission is to seek justice for older people by using the power of the law, educating the community and advocating on local, state and national levels. We are the only non-profit agency in Pennsylvania wholly dedicated to providing legal assistance to older people and protecting their legal rights. The Center focuses on the needs of those 60 and older, prioritizing those who are low-income, cultural/racial minorities, the disabled, and those facing other vulnerabilities and challenges. We fight senior poverty, fraud and homelessness, provide protection from elder abuse and financial exploitation, enable grandparents to raise grandchildren, and improve access to justice. Our core values are justice, passion, compassion, respect, collaboration, listening, inspiring hope and courage, creativity, diversity, trust and excellence.
SeniorLAW Center seeks an experienced candidate to join its team of public interest attorneys and advocates in Victim Services. We seek one part-time Staff Attorney, with at least two (2) years of experience in civil litigation. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and orientations with experience in a legal services office and in aging and/or poverty law, representing clients in various areas of civil law, particularly in protection from abuse, and working with senior citizens, minority, low-income and Limited English Proficient communities are all preferred. This position is based in center city Philadelphia.
We are seeking a highly professional, energetic, flexible, confident, and culturally-sensitive attorney to provide direct legal services to seniors. The position involves providing client intake and direct client services, including civil representation, litigation and legal counseling. The attorney must have courtroom experience. The attorney may also be required to participate in community and professional education and attend meetings as a representative of the team.
Applicants must be active members of the Pennsylvania Bar in good standing. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines; and a commitment to serving vulnerable and diverse communities required. Ability to work well as a team and individually, excellent interpersonal and computer skills, and the highest degree of professionalism are required.
Work with an enthusiastic and excellent team of public interest attorneys and advocates in a dynamic center city office. Salary is competitive in the nonprofit public interest arena, with excellent benefits.
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter identifying specific relevant experience and salary range requirements to the attention of Dana N. Goldberg, Esq. via e-mail to employment@seniorlawcenter.org as soon as possible. Applications without salary requirements will not be reviewed. No telephone calls please.
SeniorLAW Center is an equal opportunity employer which values and seeks diversity.

Part-time Housing Rights Staff Attorney Position: Available Immediately

Founded in 1978, SeniorLAW Center is a dynamic nonprofit public interest legal services organization whose mission is to seek justice for older people by using the power of the law, educating the community and advocating on local, state and national levels. We are the only non-profit agency in Pennsylvania wholly dedicated to providing legal assistance to older people and protecting their legal rights. The Center focuses on the needs of those 60 and older, prioritizing those who are low-income, cultural/racial minorities, the disabled, and those facing other vulnerabilities and challenges. We fight senior poverty, fraud and homelessness, provide protection from elder abuse and financial exploitation, enable grandparents to raise grandchildren, and improve access to justice. Our core values are excellence, respect, compassion, integrity, creativity and optimism.
SeniorLAW Center seeks an experienced candidate to join its team of public interest attorneys and advocates in Homeownership Rights. We seek one part-time Staff Attorney, with at least two (2) years of experience in various areas of civil law, including probate, deed fraud, quiet title, property conveyancing and conttracotr fraud. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and orientations with experience in a legal services office and in aging and/or poverty law, are encouraged to apply. This position is based in center city Philadelphia.
We are seeking a highly professional, energetic, flexible, confident, and culturally-sensitive attorney to provide direct legal services to seniors. The position involves providing client intake and direct client services, including civil representation, litigation and legal counseling. Courtroom experience is a plus. The attorney may also be required to participate in community and professional education and attend meetings as a representative of the team.
Applicants must be active members of the Pennsylvania Bar in good standing. Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines; and a commitment to serving vulnerable and diverse communities required. Ability to work well as a team and individually, excellent interpersonal and computer skills, and the highest degree of professionalism are required.
Work with an enthusiastic and excellent team of public interest attorneys and advocates in a dynamic center city office. Salary is competitive in the nonprofit public interest arena, with excellent benefits.
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter identifying specific relevant experience and salary range requirements to the attention of Elizabeth Shay, Esq. via e-mail to employment@seniorlawcenter.org as soon as possible. Applications without salary requirements will not be reviewed. No telephone calls please.
SeniorLAW Center is an equal opportunity employer which values and seeks diversity.

Legal Advocate Positions:

Elder Victim Legal Advocate Positions Available Immediately

SeniorLAW Center seeks experienced candidates to join its team of public interest attorneys and advocates.  We seek several full-time Legal Advocates, each with Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate and relevant experience in a legal services program or law office. Reporting to the Project Director and the Legal Director, the Elder Victim Legal Advocates will be responsible for assisting and advocating on behalf of older victims of elder abuse and/or financial exploitation in various areas of civil law. Some positions will be located in Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and/or Chester County. Fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese and/or other Asian languages is a requirement for one position.

The candidate should possess an interest in and ability to work with older people and sensitivity to older people of different backgrounds.  The candidate must possess good interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to work as part of a team, ability to meet deadlines, and good writing and research skills. Those with VOCA-approved victim services training will be preferred.

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter identifying specific relevant experience/training and salary range requirements, as well as the county/counties for which applicants are applying, to the attention of Wendy E. Bookler, Esq. via email to employment@seniorlawcenter.org as soon as possible.  Applications without salary requirements will not be reviewed.

SeniorLAW Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons from diverse backgrounds and orientations are encouraged to apply.


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