Now Hiring Staff Attorney

This is a job listing for Barbara J. Hart Justice Center, a Project of the Women's Resource Center, Scranton PA

The Barbara J. Hart Justice Center, a project of the Women’s Resource Center has received new funding for a staff attorney position.  The qualified attorney will represent survivors of domestic and sexual violence in family law, immigration, housing, and consumer debt matters in Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties, Pennsylvania.  Candidates must be licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must also be self-starters with the ability to work individually and in teams.  The Justice Center provides a great and challenging opportunity for attorneys to develop litigation skills and expertise in the field of domestic and sexual violence and family law. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Judith Lewis.

Qualifications

License to practice in PA. At least one year of family law experience preferred. Spanish-speaking or bilingual strongly preferred. Must successfully complete the WRC Crisis Intervention Training within six (6) months of hire. Reliable transportation is essential as travel is necessary which may include the ability to travel out of the area for overnight stays. Pass Act 33 and 34 clearances. Must be willing to schedule working hours to coincide with priorities of the Center.

J.D., Full Time, Bar admission required.

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Judith Lewis at judithl@wrcnepa.org.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

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