Staff Attorney

Job Description
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New Mexico Legal Aid seeks a Staff Attorney to serve low-income clients and US Armed Services Veterans. The position is primarily based in Albuquerque with extensive collaboration with the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center, but may involve work throughout New Mexico.

For this position the Staff Attorney must obtain and maintain accreditation to appear before the Veteran’s Administration on VA cases.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The NMLA office in Albuquerque handles a wide range of creative, challenging and complex work. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who are passionate about and strongly committed to helping NMLA better serve our client communities, including development of effective team strategies to handle complex advocacy and extended representation cases.

Other Information/Requirements: 

• Two years' experience as a licensed attorney preferred;
• Admission to practice before the VA preferred, but must be expeditiously obtained after hire if not admitted at time of hire;
• Must be willing to travel, particularly to regional for outreach to the target population;

How to Apply: 

Applicants must submit a current resume and a cover letter in order to be considered. 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. Your application will not be considered unless we receive both of these documents. To apply click here . As an alternative, you can email the applicant packet to [email protected].

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Salary: DOE,
Contact Information
Amanda Parker
505 Marquette NW
505 Marquette NW
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Jun 20 2024
Date to Remove: 
Sep 18 2024

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