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Helpline Attorney Position (fulltime)

Augusta, Maine

LSE is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal help to seniors across Maine.  The Helpline is located in Augusta but currently all staff are working from home.  The Helpline offers legal information, advice and referrals to seniors exclusively via telephone in a wide variety of substantive civil legal areas, including health care, housing and debt collection.  This fulltime Helpline Attorney will work in a team that includes another fulltime attorney, a paralegal who screens all first calls for help, and a supervising attorney.  LSE’s regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 5:00. 

The successful candidate must have strong organizational skills and a proven ability to provide exceptional client service.   Training will be provided in any unfamiliar areas of the law.  This is a very rewarding position that offers someone the chance to make a real difference in the lives of Maine seniors. 

Applicants must be licensed to practice in Maine or eligible to be licensed to practice in Maine.  Candidates who are sitting for the bar examination in the fall will also be considered.  LSE offers a collegial work environment and a competitive salary and benefit package.  Interviews will begin as early as October 9, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.  Send resume, cover letter, and references via regular mail to Jaye L. Martin, Executive Director, 5 Wabon Street, Augusta, ME  04330.  

 LSE is an equal opportunity employer

 

Staff Attorney Position

LSE is a statewide non-profit organization that has been providing free legal services to Maine seniors for forty five years.  LSE has a fulltime Staff Attorney position open.  The Staff Attorney will work from a home office for an indefinite basis but will eventually be assigned to work out of an LSE office that is near the attorney’s place of residence.  The Staff Attorney will handle a wide variety of civil litigation matters.      

Candidates must be licensed to practice in Maine (or be eligible for admission or sitting for the bar exam in September) and have 0-5 years of related legal experience.  Candidates must also have a strong interest in and/or experience doing civil litigation and a commitment to working with and helping the elderly.   The Staff Attorney will work as part of a team of Staff Attorneys and receive ongoing professional training and support.    

 LSE offers a collegial work environment and an excellent benefit package.  Interviews will begin on or after August 24 and continue until the job is filled.   Please provide a cover letter, resume and references via regular mail to: 

Jaye Martin
Executive Director
Legal Services for the Elderly
5 Wabon Street
Augusta, ME 04330

LSE is an equal opportunity employer