Central West Justice Center (CWJC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Community Legal Aid, seeks a staff attorney to work in its Employment Law Unit. CWJC provides free civil legal services to low-income and elderly people in Central and Western Mass. The attorney will be based in CWJC’s Worcester office. The attorney will focus on handling unemployment cases and cases involving wage and hour issues, leave issues, and employment discrimination. In addition to representing individual clients, the attorney will engage in community outreach and education, and will work closely with community partners.
QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar or eligible to sit for next Mass. Bar examination. Fluency in Spanish preferred, as is experience in poverty or employment law. Excellent oral and written communication skills. A demonstrated dedication to social justice and commitment to working with low-income communities.
Please submit cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to Eileen Messier, HR Manager, Community Legal Aid, 405 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608. CWJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. CWJC encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.