Staff Attorney - Pittston

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Staff Attorney - Pittston

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) seeks lawyers who are interested in becoming part of a regional team focused on creating access to justice for low-income residents in northeast 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.

Currently we have two attorney openings in Pittston, PA.  This office serves Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wyoming counties.

  • Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including child custody, landlord-tenant, public housing, bankruptcy and other consumer issues.
  • Applicants should identify their preferred areas of concentration in their cover letter.
  • Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.
  • Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
  • 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 one to five years in practice.   Salary DOE, approx. $41,200 – $46,000
  • Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.
  • 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 (preferable) or to HR Manager,  North Penn Legal Services,  25 West Third St., Ste. 400, Williamsport, PA 17701
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  • Go to www.northpennlegal.org