Staff Attorney - Southwestern PA Legal Aid, Washington, PA
Southwestern PA Legal Aid, a non-profit organization in the Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (PLAN), seeks innovative and service-minded applicants for a new position of Staff Attorney for its Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and other economic matters.
Responsibilities will include:
- Direct client advice and representation, along with education and outreach about taxpayer rights and responsibilities, in 24 rural western Pennsylvania counties for the program’s Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic;
- Periodic United States Tax Court advice representation, with licensing in federal court to occur as soon as practicable after hiring;
- Direct client advice and representation in 4 southwestern Pennsylvania counties for other economic matters; and
- Grant reporting and other federal grant requirements, under the supervision of the program’s Deputy Director.
The position is full-time and based in Washington, Pa., with remote work to occur for a portion of employment. Travel, primarily throughout western Pennsylvania, will be required.
A Juris Doctor degree and license to practice law in Pennsylvania is required, as is a commitment to serve the low-income community and to social justice.
Minority applicants are encouraged.
Send resume and at least two references to:
Brian V. Gorman