Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV) is hiring several attorneys for the Clarksburg area Do you want to make an impact in the lives of people? Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV), the state’s primary provider of civil legal aid, is seeking skilled, motivated attorneys to help change the lives of vulnerable clients. Employees begin by earning 13 sick leave hours and 11.25 annual leave hours per month, as well as 3 floating holidays per year. These amounts increase with years of service. LAWV also has a generous Holiday schedule. Health insurance for employees and their families is provided at a nominal rate. If you are provided insurance elsewhere, additional compensation is available for your 403(b)-retirement account. LAWV provides dental coverage for employees and their families free of charge. We offer vision, hearing, and flexible spending accounts, as well as disability insurance. LAWV provides regular contributions to your 403(b)-retirement account as well as matching funds. LAWV’s generous benefit package is valued at approximately $50,000/year and is definitely an asset to working here. As an Attorney on our team, you may get the opportunity to practice regularly in magistrate, family, and circuit court. The main areas of practice will include housing, family law, unemployment, custody, benefits, and domestic violence, as well as substance use disorder. You will be on the front lines helping clients in a holistic manner. Service includes in-court representation, legal advice and information, community education, and assistance with filling out forms. We also work closely with several community partners.
LAWV is an organization dedicated to equity, justice and inclusion and our organizational culture reflects that by seeking and supporting employees from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. EOE qualified women, people with disabilities, minorities, or members of traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.