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.
Center for Arkansas Legal Services
The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking an Executive Assistant in its Little Rock office. Duties include maintaining client and donor databases; grant billing, coordinate meetings and fundraising activities, preparing itineraries and agendas; compiling documents for meetings; record minutes of meetings; compiling, assembling, and distributing Board meeting materials; graphic design; compose correspondence; assist with payroll and administrative tasks; uphold a strict level of confidentiality; and other duties as assigned. Read the full job announcement.
The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking a bankruptcy attorney for its Little Rock office. Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas and must be experienced in representing consumers in federal bankruptcy court. Read thefull job announcement.
Legal Aid of Arkansas
Medical-Legal Partnership Attorney at Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Legal Aid seeks a part-time staff attorney for our Arkansas Children’s Hospital office in Little Rock. Primary duties will include client representation and integration into a Legal Aid substantive law work group. The successful candidate should have strong case handling and litigation skills. A secondary duty will be developing relationships and educating medical staff and community members about the project.Click here to apply.
Americorps VISTA Capacity Builder (two positions)
The AmeriCorps VISTA program will have three 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 and fundraising. Click here to apply.