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Staff Attorney (LAWO Lima)

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), a non-profit regional law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio, seeks a dynamic, innovative attorney for its Lima office.

This position will focus on advocacy in the areas of education and government benefits & health care, including providing holistic representation and working closely with community based partners. Excellent legal and communication skills; experience with computer software and Microsoft Office; and ability to relate well with low income clients and commitment to legal services required. Previous experience in areas of education law, benefits and healthcare, or poverty law in general is highly preferred. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish is helpful. Membership in Ohio Bar or ability to be admitted by motion or temporary certification is required. Salary depends on experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

Send resume as soon as possible, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Attn: Attorney Position—Lima Office.

Equal access to LAWO's office is available. Applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at the address listed above. LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in its workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.