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LAWO seeks attorney for Dayton tornado recovery work

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), a non-profit law firm, seeks a dynamic, innovative attorney for its Dayton office to provide legal services to low-income communities affected by the 2019 Memorial Day tornadoes in Mercer and Montgomery counties. The position begins immediately.

LAWO seeks to create a diverse law firm of individuals from different backgrounds and cultures, including religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, and physical abilities. We believe that diversity and inclusion results in high-quality service for our clients. Individuals who require accommodations to the interview/application process are encouraged to contact the Recruitment Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The attorney will work closely with community-based partners. Successful candidates will have excellent legal, organization, interpersonal, and computer skills and experience working in collaborative environments; the ability to relate well with low-income clients and commitment to legal services to disenfranchised populations required. Previous experience in areas of landlord/tenant, consumer fraud, bankruptcy or poverty law in general is preferred. The ability to communicate fluently in Spanish is helpful but not required. Membership in Ohio Bar is required. Attorneys with recent bar admissions are encouraged to apply. The salary depends on experience. The position is funded through 2021.

The position will be filled as soon as possible. Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references, electronically in Microsoft Word format to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Attn: Attorney Position – Tornado Recovery