Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) seeks a FT licensed attorney for its West Plains, MO office. The staff attorney will provide comprehensive legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, dating violence and victims/survivors of other violent crimes. Legal representation would include civil protection orders, custody/visitation, divorces, and other civil matters that may arise out of the victimization in a 19-county service area.
Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Missouri; possess excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills; a demonstrated commitment to empower survivors of violence; experience and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds;and a demonstrated passion and/or commitment to poverty law.
Travel required. Salary DOE. Excellent fringe benefits. LSSM is an equal opportunity employer. LSSM does not discriminate in admissions, access, treatment or employment, in its programs or activities on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
To apply submit your resume online below or mail to: Executive Director, 809 North Campbell Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802. Applications accepted until position is filled. No phone calls.