NOTICE OF ATTORNEY JOB VACANCY

Pisgah Legal Services, a community-based, non-profit law firm which provides free civil legal assistance to low-income people in the area surrounding Asheville, North Carolina, has an opening for an attorney to serve a six-county area in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Travel within a one-hour radius is required to serve very low-income clients in the region. More information about Pisgah Legal Services can be found at www.pisgahlegal.org.

Qualifications:  N.C. licensed attorney or commitment to become licensed in N.C. promptly.  Spanish language skills would be an asset, as would experience in addressing problems associated with extreme poverty through the law.

Salary/Benefits:  Depending on experience.  Excellent fringe benefits, including 401(k) retirement plan, as well as life, health, dental, and disability insurance.

Applications:   Please submit resume and cover letter by Apri1 15, 2016, to: employment@pisgahlegal.org

Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Racial minorities, women, the elderly and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Homeless Prevention Attorney

This attorney will handle cases in the state district courts. The attorney will handle Homeless Prevention Project (HPP) cases including landlord/tenant, consumer law, and expungements, among others in order to help clients obtain or maintain affordable housing. The attorney will also advocate with local leaders and others for policies that benefit the clients of Pisgah Legal Services, and provide outreach and education to the community.

Pisgah Legal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Racial minorities, women, the elderly and disabled are encouraged to apply.  Submit resume, cover letter by April 15, 2016, to:  employment@pisgahlegal.org. Please specify this position on the cover letter and resume.