Staff Attorney - Sunbury

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Attorney/Paralegal

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Staff Attorney Needed

Sunbury office

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) seeks a dynamic lawyer 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.

Our current opening is in Sunbury, an office which serves Union, Snyder and Northumberland Counties. 

  • Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including child custody, landlord-tenant, public housing and consumer issues.
  • 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, 329 Market St., Williamsport, PA 17701
  • EOE
  • Ref. 20170701Sunbury
  • Go to www.northpennlegal.org