Staff Attorney

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid

http://www.spla.org

Website Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid

Regional civil legal aid in western Pennsylvania

Southwestern PA Legal Aid is a non-profit organization in the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN). Our mission is to stabilize and improve the families, housing, and finances of low-income and other vulnerable southwestern Pennsylvania residents through legal advice, representation, and other assistance. We are seeking a staff attorney for our Fayette County office.

As a member of our team, you will:

  • Advise and represent parents and other custodians in family and juvenile matters related to juvenile dependency and child custody or support
  • Advise and represent our clients in housing and domestic abuse matters
  • Maintain a commitment to advocate for the rights of our low-income community
  • This position will be full-time with benefits but with a prohibition against the outside practice of law. Flexible work schedules are permitted, when possible, though court appearances will be required as determined by the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas. You must be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential tenets of our mission, and our work environment and practices reflect our commitment to uplifting the marginalized and oppressed communities we serve. We strive to recruit and retain a full spectrum of staff who are representative of our communities’ diverse demographics.

Send resume and at least two references to: Brian V. Gorman, Executive Director

To apply for this job email your details to brian.gorman@splas.org