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.


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Center for Arkansas Legal Services

 

JOB OPENINGS

Center for Arkansas Legal Services

STAFF ATTORNEY POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN FORT SMITH AND HOT SPRINGS

The Center for Arkansas Legal Services is seeking a staff attorneys for its Hot Springs (1) and Fort Smith (1) offices to practice law in the following legal areas:  housing, re-entry, consumer protection, public benefits and family law.  Applicants must be licensed to practice law in Arkansas or taking the July 2020 bar examination, 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 low-income clients 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, 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 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

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.