Legal Aid Society of DC – Supervising Attorney – Family Law Unit

June 6, 2013

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia seeks a Supervising Attorney for its domestic violence/ family law unit.

Tasks and Duties: The Supervising Attorney will be jointly responsible for the leadership and direction of the domestic violence/ family law unit, as well as the direct supervision of approximately three attorneys in the unit. The Supervising Attorney will also handle a modest individual caseload, provide management assistance, direct policy advocacy and law/court reform work, and conduct intakes.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the following:

  – A minimum of five years of legal services experience, preferably in

   family law;

   – Strong litigation, organizational, communication, and leadership


   – The ability to work collaboratively with, supervise, and lead other


   – A demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice; and

   – Bilingual skills strongly preferred but not required.

Membership in or eligibility to waive into the DC bar is required.

Salary and Benefits: The attorney will be paid in accordance with Legal Aid’s attorney salary scale.  Legal Aid also offers a competitive benefits package.

 To Apply:  Interested persons are encouraged to apply immediately and should email a letter of interest and resume to:  Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted.  Position remains open until filled.


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