Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan (NLSM), Elder Law & Advocacy located at 12121 Hemingway, Redford, MI has an opening for a full-time staff attorney. This position will primarily be working on a collaboration between the Elder Law & Advocacy Center and the Institute of Gerontology, through a new program called “Legal Empowerment for Caregivers”. The attorney will be responsible for meeting with clients that are participating in the program, drafting documents and providing legal advice as appropriate. The attorney will also be expected to assist in the development of training materials and participate in outreach events.
Candidates must be licensed to practice law in Michigan and in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan. A commitment to public interest is preferred. Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan, a non-profit organization, has provided legal services to low-income persons since 1966.
The candidate must be a team player, work well with others, and possess good organizational skills. Must be able to work independently and provide legal advice and services to primarily older persons and caregivers. Responsibilities include counsel and advice, drafting documents, brief services and representation. Travel, predominantly within the Metro Detroit area, will be required.
Salary range based upon experience.
Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women, minority and persons with disabilities to apply.