Working for Legal Services in Arkansas

Working for Legal Services in Arkansas

Public interest attorneys in Arkansas can work for the Center for Arkansas Legal Services or Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc., public interest non-profit law firms providing free legal services to low-income Arkansans. Public interest attorneys have been participating in this type of service in Arkansas since the 1960s.

Private practice attorneys interested in pro bono work can click here.


JOB OPENINGS

Center for Arkansas Legal Services

Domestic Violence Prevention Staff Attorney – El Dorado or Fort Smith Office

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to represent survivors of domestic violence. The position will be housed in either the El Dorado or Fort Smith office. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas and must have a desire to work with low income clients. Applicants must have a commitment to providing high quality, aggressive advocacy. Duties include representing victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking in civil cases, community outreach and other duties as assigned. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) and cafeteria plan.  Applicants must submit a completed Center job application, resume, cover letter, three job references and a legal writing sample to jobs@arkansaslegalservices.org or the Center for Arkansas Legal Services, 1300 W. 6th St., Little Rock, AR 72201 501-376-3423, 800-950-5817.  Positions are open until filled. Kindly fill out this job application.

Legal Secretary – Hot Springs

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services (CALS) is seeking a legal secretary for its Hot Springs office. Duties include answering the telephone; screening clients; typing correspondence and legal documents; preparing computerized reports; processing incoming and outgoing mail; handling client trust and petty cash accounts; and other duties as assigned. A successful candidate will pay keen attention to detail and have expert technology skills to deliver top quality work. Must be able to work at a fast pace on a large volume of documents and prioritize work independently. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) and cafeteria plan.  Applicants must submit a completed Center job application, resume, cover letter,and three job references to jobs@arkansaslegalservices.org or the Center for Arkansas Legal Services, 1300 W. 6th St., Little Rock, AR 72201 501-376-3423, 800-950-5817.  Positions are open until filled. Kindly fill out this job application.

 

Legal Aid of Arkansas

Pro Bono Project Attorney – Springdale

Legal Aid is seeking a Pro Bono Project Attorney who will be responsible for deepening relationships with private practitioners, law firms and corporate legal departments. The successful candidate will receive an annual salary of $42,000-$75,000, depending on experience. Read the full job announcement for details and how to apply.

AmeriCorps VISTA - Capacity Building (one position)

The AmeriCorps VISTA program will have five full-time members whose projects will focus on building permanent capacity and infrastructure for Legal Aid. The VISTA members will help implement Legal Aid's strategic vision of having a more fully integrated statewide legal services system that provides services in the most impactful and efficient manner. Legal Aid still has positions open in volunteer recruitment, fundraising and communication Click here to apply.