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LAWO seeks temporary attorney in Lima

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, a non-profit regional law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income persons and groups in western Ohio, seeks a dynamic, innovative temporary attorney to be located in its Lima office.

This position is expected to last approximately six months. This position will focus on representing Domestic Violence survivors, including providing holistic representation and working closely with community-based partners, and assisting clients experiencing issues with their Housing, including eviction defense and other advocacy efforts to prevent homelessness and improve family stability. Excellent legal and communication skills; experience with computer software and Microsoft Office; ability to relate well with low income clients; and commitment to legal services required. Previous experience in areas of domestic violence, family law, landlord tenant or poverty law in general is highly preferred. The attorney will work out of our Lima office. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish is helpful. Membership in Ohio Bar or ability to be admitted by motion or temporary certification is required. Salary depends on experience. Excellent fringe benefits. Send resume and other relevant documents prior to November 15, 2019, to: Attn: Attorney Position – Domestic Violence/Housing, electronically preferred in PDF format, to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Equal access to LAWO’s office is available. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/ application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at the address listed above. LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in its workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.