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

NEW! Staff Attorney

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking a staff attorney to practice law in the following legal areas:  housing, re-entry, consumer protection, bankruptcy and public benefits.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas or be eligible to take the July bar examination, and must have a desire to work with low income clients. Read the full job announcement and download the application form

NEW! Part-time Helpline Attorney

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking attorneys to work part-time for the HelpLine project in Little Rock.  Duties include interviewing low-income clients on the telephone and providing legal advice and brief service.  Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Read the full job announcement and download the application form

NEW! Intake Specialist

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking an intake specialist for its HelpLine project in Little Rock.  Duties include answering the telephone, interviewing clients, typing correspondence, case referrals to attorneys, and other duties as assigned. Read the full job announcement and download the application form

Legal Aid of Arkansas

NEW! Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps

Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc. is seeking applicants for a two-year fellowship position as part of the Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps. The fellowship should begin on or about June 1, 2018 and end May/June 2020. For more information on the position and how to apply, click here

NEW! Part-time Legal Support Specialist

Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc. is seeking a part-time legal support specialists for its Helena-West Helena office. Applicants must have high school diploma or equivalent, secretarial or paralegal experience, basic computer skills and ability to type 50 wpm. Duties may include client intake, operator, attorney support, community outreach and education, and other tasks as assigned. Starting salary $11.28-$17.44 hourly, DOE. Submit resume to Lee Richardson at lrichardson@arlegalaid.org. Legal Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Americorps VISTA Capacity Builder (two positions)

The Americorps VISTA program will have two 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.