Position Available: The Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School (LSC) seeks to hire a Veterans Intake & Pro Bono Coordinator to work in the Veterans Legal Clinic. The Clinic—through which Harvard Law students receive hands-on lawyering opportunities—provides direct legal representation to low-income disabled veterans and their families. The Clinic maintains a diverse docket of […]
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The Center for Public Representation has launched a new website on Supported Decision-Making (SDM). SDM is an alternative to guardianship for people with disabilities to give people more independence, dignity, and freedom. It creates a process for people to make decisions about their own lives with a team of supporters. The new website walks people […]
In what advocates say is a happy resolution to a problem that workers are often too fearful to report, 14 former employees of Happy Lamb Hot Pot, which has locations in Central Square and Chinatown, recently reached a settlement of wage theft claims with the restaurant. The employees alleged in October 2018 that management, among […]
The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts will present the 2019 Leila J. Robinson Award to Deborah Harris of the Massachusetts Law Reform Institute and Carmen Ortiz of Anderson & Kreiger. The Lelia J. Robinson Award honors women attorneys who have captured the spirit of Lelia J. Robinson, the first woman admitted to practice in Massachusetts. […]
De Novo, a community-based agency providing free legal services and affordable psychological counseling for low-income people, seeks an experienced attorney (14-17 hours per week) to handle housing cases. Responsibilities include: – Coordinating and staffing De Novo’s Lawyer for the Day Clinic at the Eastern Division – Middlesex Session of the Massachusetts Housing Court. This session […]
Northeast Legal Aid (NLA) seeks an attorney to staff a new medical-legal partnership based in Lawrence, MA. Preferred candidates will be bilingual (Spanish-English) with multiple years legal aid experience. NLA provides free legal assistance to low income and elderly clients. Please email a resume and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee (MHLAC) is hiring a paralegal to collaborate with existing staff to propel the work of the office in defending the rights of persons with mental health concerns. MHLAC is a state agency of the Supreme Judicial Court. Created by the legislature in 1973, it offers free legal assistance to […]
The Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee (MHLAC) is hiring an Office Manager responsible for the day‐to‐day services and operations of our Boston‐based office. At the direction of the Director of Operations and/or the Fiscal Assistant, the Office Manager supervises office operations and facilities (including, but not limited to, the maintenance of office systems and organization […]
GBLS is an AA/EO accessible employer committed to diversity in the workforce and regards differences as assets. Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) has a position for a paralegal position in the AOP/Employment Law Unit to represent low wage workers including Limited English Proficient (LEP) clients with unemployment insurance (UI) cases and to oversee the unit’s […]
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter here. DAYS/HOURS: Mon – Fri, 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM REPORTS TO: Chris Neighbours, Supervisor UNIT: Eastern Region Legal Intake (ERLI) of the Volunteer Lawyers Project LOCATION: 197 Friend St., 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 SALARY: Starting at $36,000 commensurate with experience SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Volunteer Lawyers […]