JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

 

 

Litigation Paralegal - Commercial Litigation.  5+ years experience.  An ABA Paralegal certification is required, along with a Bachelor's or Associates degree.  Must be knowledgeable with LA and US Federal Courts.  Case management, discovery, research, and trial preparation duties are required.  A competitive compensation package is in place, along with paid parking.  Resumes in Word to tammyfisher@legalespresso.com 

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POSTED 6/1/2017

 

 


 

The Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center seeks to hire an Advocacy Fellow to assist in the administration and coaching of its Advocacy Programs.  The Advocacy Programs include the Law Center’s moot court, trial advocacy, and alternative dispute resolution external competition teams, as well as the Law Center’s internal advocacy competitions and voluntary skills development workshops.  Reporting to the Director of Advocacy Programs, this position is responsible for the continued development and administration of a robust set of student skills development opportunities. The Advocacy Fellow provides case preparation assistance to participants, assists in the recruitment and training of coaches and judges, plans and implements voluntary skills training opportunities and events, creates at least one full trial, appellate, or dispute resolution case file, and organizes competition registration and team travel arrangements. The Advocacy Fellow also acts as a secondary coach where needed. Applicants must have a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school. Prior experience as a competitor and/or coach in the LSU Law Center’s Advocacy Programs or a similar law school skills training and competition program is strongly preferred.  This is a full-time position. The term of appointment for the Advocacy Fellow is one year and will begin in Summer 2017.  For exceptional performance, a Fellow may receive reappointment for a second year. 

 

 

 Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information of at least three references to LSU Human Resources by visiting https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU---Baton-Rouge/LSU-Law-Advocacy-Fellow_R00011733.

POSTED 6/1/2017


 

Looking to hire an associate with 0-5 years of active practice.  Court/trial experience preferred but not required.  Must have strong writing skills.  Job requires in state travel and frequent court appearances.  Email: lisab@scwllp.com

POSTED 5/17/2017

 


Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a non-profit law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya basin. We have offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma and New Orleans. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households.
SLLS anticipates hiring for the following positions:

 

 

1 MANAGING ATTORNEY FOR FAMILY LAW IN OUR BATON ROUGE OFFICE

  • A minimum of 4 years experience is required to be considered for this position.

Duties will include overall supervision, supervision of intake, support and attorney staff, responsibility for reporting, triaging and assignment of cases, interaction with the funder(s) with some legal work on cases. Experience in family law and domestic violence preferred.

 

Full-time managing attorney positions require admission to practice law in Louisiana. SLLS does not permit the outside practice of law. Starting salary for a full time managing attorney is $48,000 -$57,000 depending on experience. Spanish-English bilingualism and Vietnamese-English bilingualism is a plus that receives extra compensation.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Roxanne Newman, Deputy Director at rnewman@slls.org by April 30, 2017.

POSTED 4/24/2017