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Legal Aid of Arkansas is a public interest, not-for-profit law firm dedicated to assuring equal access to justice in civil matters for low-income Arkansans. Legal Aid’s advocates provide wraparound legal services in housing preservation, domestic violence prevention, economic justice, and consumer protection.

We are seeking an attorney to join our Fair Housing Project, which focuses on identifying, investigating, and eliminating housing discrimination throughout Arkansas. The staff attorney will work with the Fair Housing Project to conduct systemic investigations seeking to identify housing discrimination, assist clients in resolving claims, provide direct representation in state court, federal court, and before administrative agencies, and engage the community through education and outreach. The position will be in our Little Rock or Springdale office.

Required qualifications:
− Arkansas bar admission or eligible for reciprocity
− Strong personal work ethic and ability to organize time, manage diverse activities, and meet critical deadlines with minimal supervision
− Familiarity with laws and regulations relevant to fair housing, homeowner and tenant rights, and subsidized housing is a plus
− Excellent legal writing skills
− Trial court experience is a plus
− Ability to speak Spanish or Marshallese is a plus
− Ability to maintain good relationships with clients, co-workers, and the community
− Driver’s license and ability to travel throughout Arkansas to represent clients
Compensation and Benefits: The salary is $56,089-$86,377 per year, depending on experience. Legal Aid of Arkansas offers health and dental insurance, retirement, Supreme Court and bar association dues, CLE, position-related travel reimbursement and per diem, student loan repayment assistance, and other benefits.

To Apply:
To apply please email your resume and three references to Lee Richardson, Executive Director The position is open until filled. Apply as soon as possible.

Legal Aid of Arkansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our employees.