Roswell Staff Attorney

Job Description
Organization Name: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The staff attorney will represent low-income individuals and families in a wide variety of poverty law areas including family law, housing, public benefits, and consumer law issues. The work also will include community education and outreach to eligible clients; and collaboration with pro bono attorneys.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The Staff Attorney will help NMLA expand its Rural Advocacy Project, funded by the New Mexico Supreme Court’s Fund for Access to Justice, in the Hobbs and Carlsbad areas. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who are passionate and strongly committed to helping NMLA better serve rural communities, including development of effective team strategies to handle complex advocacy and extended representation cases.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Experience with advocacy in rural communities will be highly preferred. Must be willing to travel. Candidates also must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, manage a significant caseload and build collaborative relationships within the staff and the community. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.

Contact Information
Name: 
Miranda Fafard
City: 
Roswell
State: 
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
88202
Business Phone: 
505-243-7871

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