Attorney, LAS Greater Cincinnati
Our attorneys provide a full range of legal services to our client community with emphasis on representation in court and administrative hearings. We participate with nonprofit agencies and other groups to stabilize families and improve systems affecting low-income people.
Positions Open Until Filled
The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate, Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC are accepting applications for full-time attorneys in our Hamilton and Cincinnati offices. Legal Aid is a non-profit law firm dedicated to reducing poverty and ensuring family stability through effective legal assistance. Legal Aid provides civil legal services in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio.
Our attorneys provide a full range of legal services to our client community with emphasis on representation in court and administrative hearings. We participate with nonprofit agencies and other groups to stabilize families and improve systems affecting low-income people. Legal Aid has four practice groups: Housing and Consumer; Income, Work, and Health; Family and Immigration - including domestic violence cases; and Children & Education. Staff attorneys usually work in two areas of practice.
If you want to make a difference in our community through dedicated service to achieve equal justice for all, we want to hear from you.
Applicants for current openings must be admitted to practice law in Ohio or be licensed in another state and eligible for temporary admission, or be waiting for 2023 Bar Exam results. Applicants expecting to receive their law degree in 2024 will be considered for future openings. Additional requirements include:
- Experience advocating for the interests of low-income clients
- Strong academic record
- Excellent organization, writing, and communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to handle a demanding workload
- Creativity and problem-solving skills
- Reliable transportation to serve clients in a seven-county service area
Compensation and Benefits
Annual salary is $63,600 or more, depending on experience. Legal Aid offers an excellent benefit package, substantial training, and a professional work environment.
Candidates must submit all of the listed items, as Word or pdf documents, attached to an email:
- Cover letter explaining the reasons for your interest,
- Current resume,
- Law school transcript,
- Contact information for three professional references, and
- Writing sample.
Please note “Staff Attorney Hiring Committee LAS067-23” in subject line, and email to: email@example.com.
Interviews will be arranged by Employer
The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Legal Aid Society offers reasonable accommodations in the hiring and employment process. If you need assistance, you may request an accommodation.