Civil Unit LITC Staff Attorney


(posted 5/11/2017)

Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. is seeking a full-time staff attorney in its Wausau office located in Wausau, Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.

Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. is a non-profit civil legal aid organization funded by the federal Legal Services Corporation, the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, and other public and private sources.  Wisconsin Judicare provides civil legal services to low-income persons in the northern 33 counties of Wisconsin, as well as the 11 federally recognized Indian tribes.

Key Responsibilities

Attorney must have experience or a strong interest in tax law and be willing to provide services and/or representation to those eligible low-income Wisconsin residents with tax problems. The position will involve providing advice as well as legal representation in various civil legal cases in traditional poverty law areas, including: family, landlord/tenant and consumer law. All staff attorneys are expected to share responsibility for the development and maintenance of good working relationships with community groups, as well as with state and local bar associations. Staff attorneys may be called on to provide training and assistance to Judicare panel private attorneys, and training for community agencies. Travel may be required.

 

Qualifications

Attorney must be admitted to practice law in Wisconsin and have good communication skills. Attorney must have experience or a strong interest in poverty law and be willing to provide brief services and/or representation to eligible low-income Wisconsin residents. All staff attorneys are expected to share responsibility for the development and maintenance of good working relationships with community groups, as well as with state and local bar associations. Staff attorneys may be called on to provide training and assistance to Judicare panel private attorneys and training for community agencies.Travel may be required.

Salary

Starting salary depends upon experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting salary of $36,000 for a full-time position. This position includes full fringe benefits, which currently consist of health, dental, life and disability insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and vacation and sick time. This position will be open until filled. For maximum consideration, please apply as soon as possible.

 

To Apply

Submit resume, references, and writing sample to:
Mary Jo Nyenhuis, Executive Secretary
Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.
P.O. Box 6100
Wausau, WI  54402-6100
Please reference Job Position 2017-3
 
Wisconsin Judicare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.