SOUTHEAST LA LEGAL SERVICES   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on May 9, 2024

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a non-profit law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya basin. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households. Our attorneys serve this region from offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gretna, Hammond, Houma, and New Orleans. SLLS has received national and local awards for its outstanding work.

This position will be in the New Orleans office handling chapter 7 bankruptcies, consumer debt matters such as bank collections, student loan discharge, and contractor fraud after a disaster.

The ideal attorney candidates will be able to demonstrate:
- Proficiency in written and oral communication, client counseling, advocacy, and social service referrals.
- Dependability, ability to respond to emergencies, good work habits, self-motivation, dedication to serve vulnerable people, and the capacity to work well with others.
Licensed to practice law in Louisiana or pending Louisiana bar exam result.

These positions will be full-time with a salary range of $54,563 - $90,563, depending on experience, e.g., 0-1 years is $54,563, and 15 years is the max starting salary.
Additional compensation for bilingualism.
SLLS does offer reimbursement of moving expenses.
SLLS full-time employees are prohibited from engaging in the outside practice of law.

For more information about SLLS, our benefits offered, and available jobs, please visit

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Shannan Latino, HR Manager, at