Staff Attorney Newport Office

Application Period: From Fri, January 11, 2019 to Sun, March 31, 2019

Position Description: Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc., a statewide program with a holistic approach, is seeking a staff attorney to work in its Newport office. The position is within the Safe Family Project and is funded by The Victims of Crime Act.

Responsibilities include: representation of victims in domestic abuse restraining orders and divorce and custody matters; frequent court appearances; participate in educational forums; develop a relationship with the Coalition Against Domestic Violence and it’s member agencies; develop an expertise in domestic violence law; and develop familiarity with other areas of poverty law that are relevant to family law practice.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with relative legal experience in accordance with Union Contract. Excellent fringe benefits.

Send resume to:
Nicola Carrara, Executive Assistant
Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.
56 Pine Street Suite 400
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
[email protected]

Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity, Handicapped Accessible Employer. Women, minorities, the elderly, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Date of Posting: January 11, 2019

Requirements for Hiring: Qualifications: Candidates admitted to Rhode Island Bar or Bar of any other state preferred; must be willing to take the next Rhode Island Bar exam. 1-5 years of experience. Spanish speaking ability preferred.

Starting Salary: $0.00

Positions Available: 1


Rhode Island Legal Services
(401) 274-2652
[email protected]