Staff Attorney – Bethlehem

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Attorney/Paralegal

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Staff Attorney Needed – Bethlehem office

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) seeks attorneys who are interested in becoming part of a regional team focused on creating access to justice for low-income residents in north and eastern Pennsylvania.  NPLS serves twenty counties where our advocates provide direct representation, community outreach, and serve on local community groups. Support for advocacy work comes from all NPLS’ nine offices and an established statewide network.

Our most recent opening is in Bethlehem, PA.  This office serves Lehigh and Northampton counties with a staff of nine attorneys and four paralegals.

Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including housing, family law, and consumer issues including personal bankruptcy.

  • Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.
  • Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish desirable.
  • Applicants will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as prior experience. 
  • PA Bar or by admission required.   
  • Inter-county travel. 
  • Desire applicants with three to five years in practice.   Salary DOE, approx. $43,600 – $46,000
  • Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.  Note:  a significant portion of the compensation paid to staff is employer paid benefits. Contact us to obtain details.
  • Frequent opportunities for professional growth and development through local, state and national trainings.
  • Access to loan repayment assistance programs.
  • Include cover letter and writing sample with your inquiry.  Reply via email to resumes@northpennlegal.org
  • Ref. May2018 – Bethlehem attorney
  • Go to www.northpennlegal.org

Equal Opportunity Employer
North Penn Legal Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, which employs and promotes without regard to color, sex, race, religion, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.Minorities, women, and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.Preference shall be given to applicants residing in the community to be served in accordance with LSC Regulation 1616 and to qualified applicants who are current recipients of Public Assistance.

May 2, 2018