NMLA seeks staff attorney for Victims of Crime Act project

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

New Mexico Legal Aid has a grant under the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) from the New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission to expand civil justice assistance to victims of crime throughout New Mexico. NMLA seeks an experienced staff attorney to do outreach and provide direct civil legal services throughout the state. Targeted clients will include victims of human trafficking, hate crimes, abused elders, victims of federal crime, and other forms of interpersonal violence.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

At least three years’ experience as a licensed attorney preferred but will consider exceptionally well qualified entry level candidates; must be licensed in New Mexico, or obtain New Mexico license by reciprocity, limited legal aid providers licensing, or by sitting for the next available New Mexico bar examination; and must be willing to travel.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Must be able to effectively use computer technology and remote communications systems, including shared on-line workspaces and web meeting and videoconferencing software, to effectively collaborate and co-counsel with staff located in multiple offices. Applicants will be subject to a background search. Please do not let this deter you from applying. NMLA is committed to a strong workforce and will review records individually to determine whether a particular record will disqualify.

How to Apply: 

Send a current resume, and a letter of interest explaining what you would like to accomplish if you are selected for this position to: [email protected] Please see www.newmexicolegalaid.org for full job advertistment.

Contact Information
Chris Sanchez
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(505) 768-6131
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Feb 19 2021
Date to Remove: 
Feb 20 2021

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