Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is seeking a FT licensed attorney to work in Springfield, MO, embedded in the Greene County Family Justice Center (FJC). The FJC is a community collaboration of public and private agencies dedicated to ending domestic violence and resulting victimization through prevention, coordinated response by providing comprehensive client-centered, empowerment services in a single location The staff attorney will provide legal representation of victims in all areas of all, but specifically family law, working under the VOCA grant.
Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Missouri; have one or more years’ experience in family law with an emphasis on domestic violence; possess excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to work effectively with low-income clients; and a demonstrated 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.