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Part-Time Legal Content Editor(s) for Statewide Website – Massachusetts Law Reform Institute

MassLegalServices.org (MLS) is the online poverty law library and collaboration resource for legal services advocates in Massachusetts. We are seeking one or more independent contractors to develop materials related to the legal needs of victims of crime for the family, housing, consumer, employment and other substantive law library sections on MLS. We want someone who […]

Staff Attorney, Immigration Law – Central West Justice Center

Central West Justice Center (CWJC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Legal Aid, seeks a long-term temporary staff attorney to work for two years under a special grant to protect the rights of our immigrant community members. The attorney will join a vibrant, talented team that provides legal assistance in a range of humanitarian-based immigration law […]

Public Interest Consumer Attorney – Boston or Washington, DC – National Consumer Law Center

The National Consumer Law Center is seeking an experienced attorney to work for economic justice for low-income and other disadvantaged communities. As a member of NCLC’s advocacy staff, the attorney will develop and implement strategies that help promote financial stability and asset preservation and combat exploitive practices. The position includes research and writing as well […]

Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation Announces Appointment of Lynne Parker as Executive Director

BOSTON, August 8, 2018—The Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynne M. Parker as the organization’s new executive director, effective September 17. Parker has more than three decades of experience advocating on behalf of low-income residents, most recently as executive director of New Hampshire […]

Paralegal, Brutality Project – Prisoners’ Legal Services

General Position Description Prisoners Legal Services (PLS) is seeking an outstanding full-time paralegal to concentrate on working to combat staff-on-prisoner assault in Massachusetts jails and prisons. PLS has two intersecting projects that focus on this problem, the Prison Brutality Project and Rapid Response to Brutality Project. This paralegal will work through those projects to deter […]

Staff Attorney, Family Law Unit – Community Legal Aid

Community Legal Aid, Inc. (CLA), the free civil legal services provider for low-income and elderly residents of central and western Massachusetts, seeks a staff attorney to work in its Family Law Unit. The attorney will be based in CLA’s Worcester office and will assist clients with cases involving family law matters including divorce, child support, […]

Immigration Fellow – Equal Justice America – Greater Boston Legal Services

Since 1993, Equal Justice America has provided opportunities for law students and lawyers to work with legal aid programs across the country. For more than 100 years, Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) has provided free civil legal assistance to people living in poverty in the Greater Boston area. Each year GBLS’s attorneys, staff, and volunteers […]

Litigation Director – Community Legal Aid

Community Legal Aid (CLA), the free civil legal aid organization serving the low-income and elderly residents of Central and Western Massachusetts, has an exciting leadership position for an experienced attorney to serve as its Litigation Director. CLA’s advocacy team handles over 5,000 cases a year in a wide variety of areas, including housing, domestic relations, […]

Director of Strategic Litigation – Committee for Public Counsel Services

CPCS is committed to protecting the fundamental constitutional and human rights of its clients by providing zealous advocacy, community-oriented defense, and excellent representation. We are dedicated to building a strong professional relationship with each of our clients, to understanding their diverse circumstances, and to meeting their needs. In striving always to achieve those goals, CPCS […]

MLAC Thanks Governor Baker for Approving Civil Legal Aid Funding Increase

BOSTON, July 26, 2018— Today, Governor Charlie Baker signed the FY19 Budget of the Commonwealth, which includes $21.04 million for civil legal aid through the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation—a $3.04 million increase over FY18. The following is a statement from Lonnie Powers, executive director of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation: “We thank Governor Baker for […]