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.

 

STAFF ATTORNEY

MetroWest Legal Services seeks a 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.  Please send a cover letter and resume by September 27, 2019 to bsoule@mwlegal.org or by mail to:

 

                        MetroWest Legal Services

                        63 Fountain Street, Suite 304

                        Framingham, MA  01702

                        Attn:  Benefits Attorney Search 

 

MWLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strives to ensure that our staff members reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. MWLS encourages applicants from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.