Employment Law Staff Attorney
Company: Community Legal Aid & Affiliate
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Community Legal Aid (CLA) is the non-profit legal services
program providing free civil legal assistance to low-income and
elderly residents of central and western Mass. CLA has over 140
dedicated, talented staff working across multiple offices. Our core
work includes effective client-centered advocacy and robust
outreach to and partnerships with our client communities.
CLA seeks a staff attorney to work in its Employment Law Unit. The
attorney will be based in CLA's Springfield office and will focus
on handling unemployment cases and cases involving wage and hour
issues, leave issues, and employment discrimination. In addition to
representing individual clients, the attorney will engage in
community outreach and education, and will work closely with
QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Massachusetts Bar, or eligible to sit
for next Massachusetts Bar examination, or entitled to practice
under a Massachusetts practice rule required. Fluency in Spanish
preferred, as is experience in poverty or employment law. Excellent
oral and written communication skills. A demonstrated dedication to
social justice and commitment to working with low-income
communities. Third-year law students, recent law graduates, and
more experienced attorneys are all welcome to apply.
COMPENSATION: The starting salary for this position is $62,500,
which is based on a union scale and adjusted upward depending on
experience. CLA offers a very generous benefits package that
includes 401(k) with employer-paid contribution; low-cost health
insurance (medical, dental, and vision) for employees and their
dependents; malpractice insurance; paid leave (4 weeks vacation, 3
personal days, 12 sick days, and 13 holidays); and relocation
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online, email your cover letter
and resume to email@example.com OR mail to Alicia Vaughan, HR
Director, Community Legal Aid, 370 Main Street, Worcester, MA
CLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our
staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
CLA encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and
CLA has a hybrid workplace and requires all employees to be fully
vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.
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