Staff Attorney

SOUTHEAST LA LEGAL SERVICES   Houma, LA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on November 3, 2022

SLLS is seeking a Staff Attorney for our Houma office. 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.

GENERAL LAW STAFF ATTORNEY, Houma The position will handle Family Law, Consumer, Wills, and Successions. The ideal 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. Your Time • 20 days per year PTO (Paid Time Off) • 15 Paid Holidays • 37.5 Hourly Work Week Your Health and Wellness • Employer Paid Health Plan • Employer Paid Short Term Disability (STD) • Employer Paid Long Term Disability (LTD) • Employer Paid Life Insurance • Humana Health, Vision, and Dental Plans • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) • FSA (Flexible Spending Account)- Health, Dependent Care & Transportation Your Money • 403(b) Employer Paid 3% Retirement after 1 year • Student Loan Forgiveness Programs (Non-Profit) • Employer Paid Monthly Parking Contribution for New Orleans Staff Your Career • Employer Paid Professional Society Membership • Employer Paid Professional Licensure Registration Fees • Employer Paid Legal Help Resources Full-time staff attorney positions require admission to practice law in Louisiana. Starting salary full-time staff attorney is $50,000 which increases depending on experience. Bilingualism is a plus that receives extra compensation.

SLLS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.