Managing Attorney – Statewide Intake, Referral and Advice (IRA) Flexible Location in New Mexico

Job Description
Type of Job: 
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New Mexico Legal Aid seeks a Managing Attorney for the Statewide Intake, Referral and Advice unit.
The position requires an experienced, innovative, and highly motivated person who is passionate about justice and strongly committed to helping NMLA better serve our client community. For the full job description go to

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

• Monitoring the intake and referral processes;
• Coordinating with individual NMLA Advocates to provide service involving less than full representation such as: brief advice and counsel self-help assistance, client legal education and other alternative non-litigation service methods.
• Carrying a reasonable load of brief service cases, counsel & advice cases, clinic presentations, and other non-litigation advocacy activities in many areas of law

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Admission to practice in New Mexico required or ability to qualify for a limited license;
• Prior experience in administrative and supervisory roles;
• Experience in a legal aid program or other relevant practice environment is preferred;
• Use computer technology and remote communications systems to effectively supervise and co-counsel with staff located in multiple offices;

How to Apply: 

Applicants must submit a current resume and a cover letter. . Your cover letter should include the ways in which you satisfy the skills and qualifications specified above and explain your interest in this position and the mission of NMLA.. To apply

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Salary: DOE,
Contact Information
Lisa Sams
New Mexico Legal Aid
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Mar 26 2024
Date to Remove: 
Jun 24 2024

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