Elder Victim Staff Attorney (Montgomery County office)
SeniorLAW Center seeks an experienced candidate to join its team of public interest attorneys and advocates. We seek a full-time Staff Attorney, with at least four to five (4-5) years of experience in civil litigation to serve in our Norristown office. 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, and working with older people, minority, and Limited English Proficient communities are all preferred. Those with relevant experience practicing in Montgomery County will be favored, as will those with VOCA-approved victim services training.
We are seeking highly professional, energetic, flexible, confident, and culturally-sensitive attorneys to provide direct legal services, information and referrals to seniors who have been victims of crime, especially abuse and financial exploitation. The position involves providing client intake and direct client services, including civil litigation and legal counseling. The attorney will also participate in community and professional education, special projects, and working with a team to report on and sustain the project.
Applicants must be active members of the Pennsylvania Bar. 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 both as a team member 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Applications without salary requirements will not be reviewed.