Job Details

Pro Bono Staff Attorney

Company name

Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



USD 47500

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Mar 07,2018

Posted on

Aug 26,2017
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney The candidate will engage in a range of activities including assisting the Pro Bono Director with pro bono projects, helping manage the operation and expansion of the Enhanced Services Project, grant reporting requirements, helping develop limited-scope pro bono opportunities, volunteer recruitment and training, matching Providing substantive support for volunteers, regular networking with private attorneys, developing materials to promote projects, and other related responsibilities.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Candidates must be licensed in Georgia. 2+ years legal experience after law school graduation is strongly preferred. Excellent legal writing skills, analysis, advocacy and work ethic are required. Regular networking, relationship-building and being a strong representative of Aid and mission. Strong communication and listening skills, ability to work in a team and alone, adaptability to changing work pressures, and appreciation of diverse staff and clientele are required. Demonstrated commitment to public service, participation in law school clinics, pro bono projects, familiarity with areas of poverty law, and previous work with low-income persons is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Send complete application packet must include a letter of application explaining interest in the position, resume; a recent legal writing sample which demonstrates your ability to perform legal research and analyze legal issues; the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references; and an official law school transcript.

Company info

Catherine Vandenberg
Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc
151 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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