Welcome To Southern NV Senior Law Program - Applying For The Staff Attorney Position

Southern Nevada Senior Law Program (SLP) provides seniors (60+) in Southern Nevada quality no-cost legal assistance to protect their rights, preserve dignity and help with the challenges of aging. We are a non-profit funded by generous donations from our clients and community, as well as grants from sources including the Nevada Aging & Disability Services Division (ADSD) and the Nevada Bar Foundation.

Our team is expanding! We seek applicants who are professional, compassionate, and committed to excellence. SLP promises an enriching employment experience for professionals who yearn to touch lives and make a difference – come join the small firm with a big heart today!

SLP is currently accepting applications for Staff Attorney. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: advise and counsel senior clients in one-on-one appointments on matters including basic estate planning, eviction matters, and/or consumer matters, and more, draft related letters and documents, represent senior clients in settlement negotiations, represent senior clients in court proceedings as needed, conduct educational seminars in the senior client community, maintain records as required by grant funders, and assist with supervision of legal support staff.

The ideal candidate should hold a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, have three years or more experience practicing law (estate planning, evictions, and consumer matters preferred), have a current license in good standing with the State Bar of Nevada and be sensitive to the needs of the senior community. Competency in Microsoft applications including Word and Outlook, as well as experience with a case management system, such as LegalServer or equivalent. Bilingual candidates highly encouraged.

We offer a Monday through Thursday, 38-hour work week with a competitive benefits package including company-paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance, a retirement plan and generous paid time off, along with flexibility to maintain a positive work-life balance. The salary range for this position is $70,000-$82,000 annually and there is career growth potential in this role.

Qualifications

•   Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school

•   3+ years’ law practice experience in a private or non-profit law firm

•   Licensed to practice in Nevada and in good standing with the Nevada State Bar

•   Sensitive to the needs of the senior community and the ability to effectively communicate with them regarding their concerns, both legal and social

•   Excellent oral and written communication skills

•   Ability to demonstrate initiative, organization, cooperation, flexibility, and creativity

•   Ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems both independently and collaboratively

•   Ability to effectively supervise and give direction as well as support to designated staff members

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