Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Lone Star Legal Aid

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 11,2019

Valid Through

Feb 24,2020

Posted on

Feb 10,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Nacogdoches, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney
Responsibilities: Gather evidence, conduct civil lawsuits, draft legal documents, and advise clients about their legal rights. Interview clients and witnesses, as well as handle other details in preparation for client legal representation. Represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for clients and the client community. Outreach, community education, and work with the community to further the mission. May supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal, clerical, volunteer, or student workers. Will be expected to handle a case load, major litigation, attend evening legal clinics, and participate in community education.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Graduate of an accredited Law School. Licensed to practice in Texas or qualify for reciprocity. Prior legal services or public interest experience preferred. Strong legal writing and oral communication skills. Demonstrated client service orientation. Skilled in interviewing, assessment, problem solving and negotiation. Strong ability to work under pressure and make decisions quickly. Demonstrated ability to aggressively pursue the rights of the client community. Energetic, motivated and self starter. Bilingual (Spanish & English) speaking/writing skills preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lone Star Legal Aid
414 East Pillar Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961-5511

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