Georgia Legal Services seeks a staff attorney to work in its Piedmont Regional office in Atlanta. The office serves 15 counties north, south, and west of the five (5) metropolitan Atlanta counties.
Responsibilites: Representing clients with subsidized housing problems in state, federal, and administrative courts; working with other housing advocates to explore and solve systemic housing issues affecting significant numbers of clients; educating tenants about their rights and responsibilities living in subsidized housing.
Qualifications: Graduate of accredited law school; Georgia Bar membership; demonstrated interest or experience in working with low income clients and/or on poverty law issues. Good oral advocacy, writing, and computer skills. Have a reliable car and driver’s license. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
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Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications; GLSP offers
excellent fringe benefits including an employer-financed partial loan
repayment program. To apply, please send a statement of interest,
resume, writing sample.