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Sunday, November 6, 2011
Immigrant Justice Attorney
Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, a non‑profit provider of civil legal assistance to low-income persons in the Charlotte area and Western North Carolina, seeks candidates for Staff Attorney assigned to the Immigrant Justice Program with primary concentration in domestic violence, other family law and landlord tenant cases. See attached program description for case types and other information.
LSSP is committed to aggressive advocacy on behalf of low-income people in many areas of law and in all forums in which their rights and interests are determined. LSSP attorneys give legal advice, represent individual low-income clients in state and federal courts and administrative agencies, provide community legal education, participate in community events, assist other agencies serving low-income people and engage in class action litigation and in legislative, administrative and other systemic advocacy projects and activities. LSSP is funded by grants from federal, state and local government agencies, United Wayof Central Carolinas, private foundations, individual contributions and client fees but receives no Legal Services Corporation funds. More information about LSSP is at:www.lssp.org.
To Apply: Send detailed letter explaining your qualifications for and your interest in the specific positionand in this organization, bar status, and experience with low-income people accompanied by a resume; writing sample; the names and telephone numbers of three references; and any other relevant information to: Kenneth Schorr, Executive Director, Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to 1431 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28204, email is preferred.