MetroWest Legal Services is a non-profit 501(c) 3 law firm established in 1976 that provides free civil legal aid to low-income, disabled and elderly people throughout MetroWest. The MWLS service area includes 36 towns in Central and South Middlesex and Southern Norfolk county.
Job applicants must demonstrate a commitment to justice for low-income individuals, strong legal skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations. MetroWest Legal Services offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package.
MetroWest Legal Services seeks an experienced full time staff attorney to provide representation at administrative hearings and in court to persons with disabilities seeking SSI and/or SSDI benefits; and in other government benefits cases including unemployment, cash assistance, MassHealth, and food stamps. Responsibilities include direct client representation as well as community education and outreach. 1-3 years of experience preferred. Applicants should have a demonstrated experience working in the public interest or legal aid environment, be passionate about achieving justice and overcoming barriers facing low-income clients, and be a creative team-player committed to securing lasting results for clients and low-income communities. Ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese helpful. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits offered.
Send or email cover letter and resume by June 29, 2018 to:
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MetroWest Legal Services
63 Fountain Street, Suite 304
Framingham, MA 01702
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An Equal Opportunity Employer.