Monday, December 03, 2007

JOB: Director of Advocacy - Southern AZ Legal Aid

Contact: Anthony L. Young
Employer: Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc.
Address1: 64 E. Broadway
CityStateZip: 64 E. Broadway
Phone: 520-623-9465
Fax: 520-620-0443
AcceptingCalls: Yes
JobTitle: Director of Advocacy
Salary: DOE
Hours: 9-5

Description: SOUTHERN ARIZONA LEGAL AID, INC. (SALA), a legal services program with its main office in Tucson, Arizona. The program serves a varied geographic area in nine counties and on eleven Indian reservations with a client population of more than 200,000. It has seven branch offices and funding totaling approximately $4.1 million annually. SALA employs a staff of 69 with 25 attorneys. The Director of Advocacy will have a unique opportunity to continue the growth and development of a vital legal services organization. This individual will be primarily responsible for supervision of the legal work and advocacy of the program and development and handling a caseload of complex cases in both state and federal trial and appellate courts
- A minimum of seven years legal experience with significant involvement in state and federal trial and appellate courts;
- Demonstrated experience in supervision of legal work;
- Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a legal services program a plus;
- Applicant must have a demonstrated commitment and sensitivity to the low- income community.

Experience: Current Bar Members,Taking Next Bar
Submit: Resume,Cover Letter,References
SendBy: Mail,Fax,Email
Deadline: Open Until FIlled

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