Staff Attorney- Domestic Violence

Job Description
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New Mexico Legal Aid seeks a staff attorney for our Domestic Violence Unit in Albuquerque.
For this position, the staff attorney will represent domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking victims regardless of income for orders of protection, divorce, custody, and guardianship cases so that they may lead safer, more financially secure lives.

This position is based in the Albuquerque office. Occasionally travel will be required for court hearings.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 


• Applicants must be a licensed NM attorney, obtain a license in New Mexico through reciprocity, or qualify for a limited license.
• Show a passion for working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Be comfortable litigating cases in court.
• Must be able to multitask and manage a high caseloads.
• Have computer skills including shared online workspaces and utilizing video conferencing.

Other Information/Requirements: 

NMLA employees enjoy:

• Being unionized
• A great work environment
• Great benefits including generous leave
• Competitive salary and benefits package

How to Apply: 

The position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Pay is determined by years of experience and is set by a union scale. Click here to view the salary scale. NMLA provides a comprehensive benefits, holiday and leave packages. For information about NMLA's generous benefits and what it is like to work at NMLA click here.

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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 14 2024
Date to Remove: 
Sep 12 2024

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