Employment

We are hiring the following position(s):

Entry Level Staff Attorneys

Washoe Legal Services (WLS) is currently accepting resumes from attorneys who are interested in working in WLS’s child advocacy, housing, and adult guardianship/senior services departments.

Child Advocacy Attorneys represent children in termination of parental rights proceedings as well as dependency and neglect cases pursuant to NRS 432B.  Child advocacy attorneys work with a multidisciplinary team including the child, social workers, therapists, teachers, foster parents, other attorneys, parents and relatives to help the children achieve a safe and permanent home.

Salary is $55,000-$60,000 depending upon experience and includes a generous benefits package, an excellent work-life balance, and the opportunity to gain valuable court-room experience while making a difference in a the lives of vulnerable adults and children throughout Washoe County.

Interested Nevada-licensed attorneys (or attorneys who are eligible to practice under SCR 72.1) should submit a resume and cover letter describing their interest in public interest law and their preference among the child-welfare, housing or senior law positions to James P. Conway, Executive Director, at jconway@washoelegalservices.org.  Interested candidates are welcome to call James at 775-785-5701 for more information.

We are always looking for Volunteers & Pro Bono Attorneys.

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