Employment Opportunities

Virginia Legal Aid Society helps thousands of low-income families in south-central Virginia every year by providing high-quality legal assistance in problems involving housing, access to health care, family stability, education, and consumer lending.  Founded in 1977, VLAS is a sophisticated and tech-forward nonprofit law firm with four offices, two practice groups, and an intake/advice unit; all operate together as one firm.


We seek an energetic and creative attorney in our seven-person office in Danville, a small and vibrant city on the Dan River in the rolling hills of the Virginia Piedmont.  The Staff Attorney implements VLAS advocacy and community engagement for the cities of Danville and Martinsville and the counties of Pittsylvania, Henry and Patrick.

Applicants should be admitted to the Virginia State Bar, or eligible for admission on motion or by the next examination. Spanish-speaking ability is a strong plus. The salary is $50K+ DOE, and VLAS offers an excellent benefit package including a state-wide LRAP.  EOE.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume and references to applicationsdan@vlas.org.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For more information, please see:

  • vlas.org about us, including our strategic plan
  • our Danville office is in the exciting River District; see danvilleriverdistrict.com