Generalist Staff Attorney (LAFAYETTE and LAKE CHARLES)
The staff attorney must be a LSBA licensed attorney and is expected to provide quality family law legal services to our low-income client population in a manner that is both compassionate and efficient.
The attorney will handle all forms of law including but not limited to, domestic violence, uncontested adoptions, divorces, custody, and support matters that covers eight parishes.
The attorney must be a self-starter and have a demonstrated commitment and understanding of the legal problems and needs of low-income clients.
He/She must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail. Previous Family Law experience is preferred.
The successful candidate should have good people skills and the ability to maintain positive relations with a diverse population.
As a Staff Attorney, you may also be eligible for participating in the Louisiana Bar Foundation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program. This program offers financial assistance of up to $5,000 annually to attorneys carrying law school debt.
Additionally, The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program through the U.S. Dept. of Education, currently forgives the remaining balance on your Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan.
These positions offer a competitive salary, depending on experience, and great fringe benefits. For the attorney positions, federal law prohibits an outside practice of law.
The staff attorney must be a LSBA licensed attorney AA/EEO Employer.
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