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Open positions are below:

HOUSING ATTORNEY POSITION

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc. (LSEM), a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to low-income persons, seeks an attorney to work in its Housing Program in all substantive aspects of Housing Law, including Missouri state landlord/tenant litigation, federally subsidized housing issues, fair housing rights, and issues related to homelessness. You will work to remove barriers to housing. Advocacy may include representation of clients in Missouri state and federal court. The position may also involve broad-based community advocacy and possible impact litigation. Strong work ethic, communication skills, ability to relate well with low-income, disabled and senior clients, flexibility and teamwork required. Previous experience in legal services and/or demonstrated commitment to public interest law work or to legal services for the poor, disabled or elderly is strongly preferred. Missouri Bar license or ability to be admitted by the first available exam, by application without examination or by temporary certification required. The ideal candidate will have strong litigation and advocacy skills, excellent writing ability and be computer proficient. LSEM is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary information:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Information:

Please send a cover letter and resume to: John Early, Human Resources Director, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, at jgearly@lsem.org.

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2014.

Equal access to LSEM’s office is available. Those applicants requiring accommodation to the interview/application process should contact the Human Resources Director at the e-mail address listed above.