We do not hire practicing attorneys for paralegal advocate and ombudsman positions. Attorneys are welcome to apply for our attorney openings only.
We currently seeking applications for the position below.
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DISABILITY LAW ATTORNEY
Vermont Legal Aid is opening the search for a full-time Disability Law Attorney in our Montpelier office. Responsibilities include individual and systems advocacy in a variety of forums on behalf of persons with disabilities. Case work is primarily in the area of disability-based discrimination, special education, government benefit programs, guardianship, and other areas concerning individual rights. Applicants must be admitted to practice in Vermont, eligible for admission on motion, or planning on taking the bar exam in February 2018. Salary is $47,085 plus D.O.E. with excellent fringe benefits. Send cover letter, resume, references and writing sample as a single PDF with the subject line "Disability Law Attorney Application" to Eric Avildsen, Executive Director c/o Rose Wunrow no later than October 6, 2017. Click here for complete application instructions.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building cultural competency in order to effectively serve our increasingly diverse client community. We encourage applicants to share in their cover letters how they can further this goal.