Employment Opportunities


This job posting is for a position for our Suffolk, Virginia office.    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 staff attorney in our six-person law office in Suffolk, a vibrant small city in Western Tidewater, Virginia.  The staff attorney helps to implement VLAS advocacy and community engagement for the cities of Suffolk, Franklin and Emporia and the counties of Southampton, Isle of Wight, Sussex, and Greensville.

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 Loan Repayment Assistance Program to help repay the costs of law school.  EOE. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and references to applicationssuff@vlas.org.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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