Legal Aid Justice Center – Falls Church, VA – bilingual attorney position

April 25, 2013

The Legal Aid Justice Center seeks a bilingual attorney in its office in Falls Church, Virginia. The work includes the provision of general civil legal assistance in the areas of housing, consumer, and employment law for Northern Virginia’s diverse low-income immigrant communities. The program also provide extensive representation to, and work closely with, the region’s predominantly Latino day laborers. 

Qualifications include:

• Membership in the Virginia bar or eligibility to waive in immediately;

• A demonstrated commitment to social justice;

• Spanish language proficiency;

• Experience working for a public interest law firm, legal services organization, or other nonprofit as an attorney or in a pro bono capacity (ideally 1-5 years of experience);

• Outstanding communication skills; and

• An ability to balance a variety of responsibilities with a healthy sense of humor. 

Competitive public interest salary DOE. Exceptional fringe benefits include generous leave, fully paid health insurance, retirement plan, student loan repayment assistance, and a great work environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, references and a writing sample by e-mail to Alex Gulotta and Ivy Finkenstadt: alex@justice4all.org and ivy@justice4all.org, followed by a hard copy to:

Alex R. Gulotta, Executive Director

Legal Aid Justice Center

1000 Preston Avenue, Suite A

Charlottesville, VA 22903

E-mailed applications will only be considered if followed by a hard copy.

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