Job Announcement: Attorney, Show Low

DESCRIPTION: 

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc. is hiring an attorney to work in its Show Low office. The program serves nine counties in Arizona and eleven Indian Reservations. The Show Low office serves Navajo, Apache and Gila Counties, located in Northeastern Arizona in the scenic White Mountain area. The community is a somewhat isolated recreational area, with outstanding skiing, fishing and hunting. The present staff consists of Managing Attorney, Paralegal and support staff. The practice involves a wide range of civil representation and litigation for the poor. Some travel to other communities in Navajo, Gila and Apache counties required.

                                              

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. Applicants must be a member of the Arizona Bar, eligible for admission to the Arizona Bar, or pass the next exam; applicants licensed 2 years in another jurisdiction may practice by special

 

  1. Applicants must exhibit a high degree of sensitivity to the problems of the low-income community and should be able to work with low income and community They should have initiative, good communication skills and the ability to work well in a multi- cultural setting.

 

  1. Applicants should be knowledgeable in the area of general civil practice on behalf of the low-income

 

 

COMPENSATION:

DOE: Up to 5% additional compensation to individuals fluent in a language other than English, that is used by more than 10% of SALA’s eligible client population. SALA provides financial assistance to attorneys responsible for law school loans. SALA has an excellent benefits package.

 

EOE: 

We are committed to an environment of mutual respect, collaboration, and equal opportunity for all employees, and strongly encourage applications from people of color, immigrants, people who have been affected by mass incarceration, and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups. We believe in building and sustaining an organization that is reflective of the communities we serve, and is diverse in work background, experience, education, race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, or sensory, mental and physical abilities. We believe that the resulting diversity is both a source of program strength and a matter of fundamental human fairness.

 

CONTACT:

Hiring Committee

Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.

Continental Building

2343 E. Broadway Blvd, Suite 200; Tucson AZ 85719-6007

(520) 623-9465 /   Fax: (520) 594-6554

Email: salahr@sazlegalaid.org

 

DEADLINE:    Open Until Filled; Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references