DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/ FAMILY STAFF ATTORNEY, Baton Rouge

SOUTHEAST LA LEGAL SERVICES   Baton Rouge, LA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on April 2, 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. SLLS has received national and local awards for its outstanding work.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STAFF ATTORNEY, Baton Rouge 

This Staff Attorney will handle cases for domestic violence survivors and family law cases. 

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 serving vulnerable people, and the capacity to work well with others.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

J.D. or LL.B. degree from an accredited law school

Licensed to practice law in Louisiana

These positions will be full-time with a salary range of $54,563 - $81,563, depending on experience, e.g., 0-1 years, and increases on the candidate’s experience. Fifteen years is the maximum starting salary. Additional compensation for bilingualism, the additional language must be needed for the program.

SLLS full-time employees are prohibited from engaging in the outside practice of law.

SLLS does offer reimbursement of moving expenses.

Full-time staff attorney positions require admission to practice law in Louisiana. Starting salary is $54,563 - $81,563, based on years of experience, e.g., 0-1 years is $50,000 and increases on the candidate’s experience. Spanish-English bilingualism receives extra compensation. 

To apply, send your resume to Shannan Latino, HR Manager, at SLatino@slls.org.