LSU Paralegal Studies Program is looking for an adjunct instructor to teach Employment Law to paralegal students for the Spring 2017  semester from January 17th to May 2nd.  Candidate must be attorney or experienced paralegal who is an expert in the area of employment law regulations and litigation.  Send resume and cover letter to aash@outreach.lsu.edu


Posted 11/15/2016


CrescentCare Legal Services (CCLS), a division of CrescentCare, seeks a dynamic, self-starting attorney who is innovative and has a demonstrated commitment to public interest law to manage its Baton Rouge office. This position involves an opportunity to lead the way for strategic advocacy, including impact litigation aimed at broad change to benefit persons living with HIV/AIDS and other vulnerable populations, including women and children and LGBTQ.  The position also includes oversight of the design and implementation of a strategic plan for outreach to and in collaboration with community groups and providers serving low-income vulnerable populations in the area.

 

The primary duties of the managing attorney will be to oversee the office’s litigation and other advocacy, to plan and implement outreach to and collaboration with members of the low-income community and community groups, and to foster supportive relationships with the local bar. The managing attorney will also handle his/her own caseload proportionate to management and administrative duties, including supervision of support staff and staff attorney and grant monitoring/compliance.


Visit our website for more details about the position and to apply:  http://crescentcarehealth.org/join-our-team/.

POSTED 10/31/2016


The Whitehead Law Firm in Baton Rouge is rapidly expanding and seeks a part-time (20-25 hours/week) Law Firm Administrator who will serve as the lead person with coordinating many issues related to a small firm practice with the senior partner. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years business experience and a college degree. Send resume, writing sample and salary requirements to

 

srpartnerwhiteheadlawfirm@gmail.com.
POSTED 10/31/2016


Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a non-profit law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya basin. We have offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma and New Orleans. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households.

 

SLLS anticipates hiring for the following positions:

1 MANAGING ATTORNEY FOR DISASTER HEIR PROPERTY COLLABORATIVE PROJECT

  • A minimum of 4 years experience is required to be considered for this position.

Duties will include overall supervision, including partner supervision, supervision of intake, support and attorney staff, responsibility for reporting, triaging and assignment of cases, interaction with the funder(s) with some legal work on cases. 

 

Full-time managing attorney positions require admission to practice law in Louisiana. SLLS does not permit the outside practice of law. Starting salary for a full time managing attorney is $48,000 -$57,000 depending on experience. Spanish-English bilingualism and Vietnamese-English bilingualism is a plus that receives extra compensation.

 

For more information, please visit: https://slls.org/about/item.4979-Careers_and_Clerkships

 

1 STAFF ATTORNEY/LSU LAW STUDENT SUPERVISOR FOR HEIR Property COLLABORATIVE PROJECT  

 

  • A minimum of 3 years experience is required for the staff attorney positions.

This position will have oversight of LSU and other law student volunteers who will assist in the legal work along with a caseload.

 

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in written and oral communication, client counseling, advocacy, and social service referrals.
  • Dependability, ability to respond to emergencies, good work habits, self¬≠motivation, capacity to work well with others.

 

Full-time staff attorney positions require admission to practice law in Louisiana. SLLS does not permit the outside practice of law. Starting salary for a full time staff attorney is $39,000-$48,000 depending on experience. Spanish-English bilingualism and Vietnamese-English bilingualism is a plus that receives extra compensation.

 

For more information, please visit: https://slls.org/about/item.4979-Careers_and_Clerkships

 

 

 

1 FULL-TIME SUPPORT STAFF MEMBER FOR BATON ROUGE DISASTER HEIR PROPERTY COLLABORATIVE PROJECT

- This will be a secretarial and support position to assist in carrying out the project goals and objectives. This position is located in our Baton Rouge office.

1 FULL-TIME SUPPORT STAFF MEMBER IN OUR HAMMOND OFFICE:

  • Starting salary for a support staff member is $22,200-27,000 depending on experience.  Spanish-English bilingualism and Vietnamese-English bilingualism are a plus that receives extra compensation. Support staff may also receive additional compensation if they are commissioned as a notary public or if they have a bachelor’s or associate’s degree from an accredited college. 

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Roxanne Newman, Deputy Director at

rnewman@slls.org by November 7, 2016.

POSTED 10/31/2016