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 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 email@example.com 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.