Generalist Staff Attorney – Family Law Unit – Greater Boston Legal Services

GBLS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Accessible Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks to hire an attorney to fill a permanent full- time position. The attorney will work with a team that provides civil legal aid under a grant supporting the collaborative delivery of services to victims of crime across Massachusetts.

This is generalist attorney position to provide legal services in multiple areas of substantive law including but not limited to, landlord/tenant, public benefits, employment benefits, consumer law, and family law.

Employment requirements: Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar with no more than five (5) years’ experience. Bilingual capacity a plus. Must be able to drive to courts and events in other counties and parts of the state. Requires regular attendance at legal seminars and events with a state-wide coalition of legal services advocates required.

Salary is based on a union scale with a starting salary of $58,000. GBLS offers a generous benefits package, retirement contribution, a student loan repayment assistance plan for eligible attorneys, and generous PTO leave. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to Sonia Marquez, Director of Human Resources, via e-mail at Please refer to the Job Code: CLAVC-GA when applying for this position. Deadline is September 4, 2019, or until position is filled. GBLS encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.