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Andy Albertson
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Email: aalbert@uark.edu

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1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

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Staff Attorney – Legal Aid of Arkansas – Newport/Batesville office

Posted on June 11, 2014

Legal Aid of Arkansas (LAA) is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm dedicated to assuring equal access to justice in civil matters for low income Arkansans.

We are seeking a staff attorney for our Newport/Batesville office. The attorney will represent clients in a variety of civil legal issues and be an integrated member of one of our substantive law work groups at LAA.

 

Job duties will include, but are not limited to:

-        Representing clients in all levels of a case, including negotiations, administrative hearings, trial, and appeal

-        Conducting legal research

-        Drafting pleadings and correspondence

-        Working with community partners and conducting community legal education and outreach

-        Conducting interviews for applicants seeking legal assistance, including staffing shifts on the LAA HelpLine

 

Required qualifications:

-        Arkansas bar admission, eligibility for reciprocity, or will sit for July, 2014 bar exam

-        Knowledge of civil legal issues impacting low-income Arkansans

-        Strong legal writing skills

-        Trial court experience or desire to litigate

-        Ability to maintain good community relationships

-        Driver’s license and ability to travel to represent clients

 

If interested, please send resume to Lee Richardson, Executive Director, at lrichardson@arlegalaid.org. Salary $40,800 plus, DOE, with excellent benefits. Legal Aid of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

School of Law

1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

Law School Directory

University of Arkansas School of Law