Closing Date: 5th July, 2022

Description:

LSE is a statewide non-profit organization that has been providing free legal services to Maine seniors for forty seven years. LSE is committed to ensuring that all Maine seniors – of any class, race, sex, background, orientation, or identity -- are secure in meeting their basic needs, including housing, health care, nutrition, community, safety, and freedom from exploitation and oppression. As part of that commitment, LSE works to create and maintain a workforce and culture that reflects the diversity of our state.

LSE has a fulltime Staff Attorney position open. The Staff Attorney will work remotely from a home office. The Staff Attorney will handle a wide variety of civil litigation matters and conduct outreach in Southern Maine.

Applicants must be living or planning to live in southern Maine. Candidates must be licensed to practice in Maine (or be eligible for admission or sitting for the bar exam in July) and have 0-5 years of related legal experience. Candidates must also have a strong interest in and/or experience doing civil litigation and a commitment to working with and helping older people. The Staff Attorney will work as part of a team of Staff Attorneys and receive ongoing professional training and support.