Vipu Staff Attorney

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

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.

Vipu Staff Attorney

This position will provide legal services to remove barriers to well-being and improve the quality of life for veterans in southeast Louisiana. This position will be in the VIPU, Veterans & Innovative Projects Unit, serving Northshore Veterans and will be in the Hammond or Covington office and is under a one-year grant through the Bob Woodruff Foundation. Veteran preferred but not required.

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. 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. 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

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.