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Staff Attorney – Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project/Family Law Unit – Greater Boston Legal Services

GBLS is an AA/EO/accessible employer committed to diversity in the workforce
and regards differences as assets.

Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS) seeks to hire an attorney to fill a permanent full time position in its Family Law Unit to provide family law legal services to and on behalf of victims/survivors of domestic violence in contested matters in the Probate and Family Courts in GBLS services area (Suffolk, Middlesex, Norfolk, and Plymouth Counties).

The attorney will handle a litigation caseload and will participate in legislative and administrative advocacy, community legal education, statewide advocacy networks, and developing and maintaining relationships with community organizations.

Employment requirements: Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar with no more than five (5) years’ experience in family law and should have working knowledge of domestic violence law.

Bilingual capacity a plus. Must be able to drive to courts and events in other counties and parts of the state.

Salary is based on a union scale. GBLS offers a generous benefits package and a student loan repayment assistance plan for eligible attorneys. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to Sonia Marquez, Director of Human Resources, via e-mail at jobs@gbls.org. Please refer to Job Code: ATT-FLA when applying for this position. Deadline is March 26, 2019 or until position is filled.