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Temporary Attorney Position Toledo Office

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, a non-profit law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income clients in western Ohio, seeks a dynamic, innovative temporary attorney for its Toledo office.

This position is expected to last approximately one year. This position will focus on representing tenants experiencing issues with their Housing, including eviction defense and other advocacy efforts to prevent homelessness and improve family stability. This position also will involve advocacy efforts related to debt collection and working closely with community-based partners. Excellent legal and communication skills; experience with computer software and Microsoft Office; ability to relate well with people living in poverty; and commitment to legal services required. Previous experience in areas of housing, collection defense, or poverty law in general is highly preferred. Remote work is likely; however, court appearances are required. 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, including loan repayment assistance.

Send cover letter and resume before July 5, 2020, to: Attn: Attorney Position –Housing/Consumer, 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 seeks to create a diverse law firm, 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.