The Civil Division of the Office of the Attorney General has vacancies in the Lands and Natural Resources and Public Finance Sections. We are seeking individuals with an interest in research and drafting of opinions and legal memoranda; representing state agencies, boards and commissions; and representing the state in litigation. Salary depends on experience. Minimum qualifications: Possession of a license to practice law in the State of Louisiana, plus at least three years of experience as a practicing attorney. Applicants are requested to submit a resume, cover letter detailing your experience, and legal writing sample to:
Louisiana Department of Justice
Attention: Judy Terrell
P.O. Box 94005
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
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This job opens on Friday, 1/17/14, and closes on Monday, 2/10/14.
LAW CLERK/ RESEARCH ATTORNEY
The First Circuit Court of Appeal Central Staff seeks a Law Clerk/ Research Attorney to perform research, review records, and draft legal memoranda on civil or criminal cases. Must have strong academic credentials, computer skills, as well as demonstrated research and writing skills. Juris Doctorate and LA Bar passage required. Court experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Flexible working hours are offered. Working location is Baton Rouge. Please send resume, references, law school transcript and recent writing sample (10 page maximum) to Hiring Director, Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal, PO Box 4408, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70821-4408, or deliver by hand to Court security at 1600 North Third Street, Baton Rouge. Applications must be received by February 10, 2014. EOE/M/F/V/D
Notice of Vacancy: Clerk of Court, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana: Click here for more info.
Full-time legal secretary position available beginning 1/15/14. Workers’ Compensation preferred but not required.
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The Division of Administrative Law has openings for Judge positions in Baton Rouge.
Minimum 10 years of full-time experience practicing law. This is an Attorney 4 full-time state civil service position.
Apply online only at www.civilservice.la.gov by January 18, 2014.
See additional information at DAL’s website, www.adminlaw.state.la.us under “Employment.”
Questions? Call Cynthia Eyre, General Counsel (225) 219-9982.
Kean Miller LLP is seeking a transactional attorney with 2-4 years substantive experience in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, complex industrial and commercial transactions, leases, employment agreements, non-competition agreements and entity formation and governance. This associate attorney will assist in transactional work, advise clients on corporate and business law issues and compliance matters, including preparation and negotiation of agreements, opinion letters and other documents, related research, due diligence, development and maintenance of client relationships. Superior academic credentials, coupled with strong written, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Candidates should be able to work in a team, but also be able to handle significant individual responsibilities. Submit resume, cover letter and law school transcript to email@example.com. Competitive pay, excellent benefits and a collegial work environment. All inquiries will be kept highly confidential.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services - Executive Director
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Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) seeks an Executive Director to lead this nationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free legal aid on civil issues to low income households. SLLS has been well-served by its highly regarded long standing co-executive directors. SLLS began in 1979 with a grant from the Legal Services Corporation. In 2002, SLLS and New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, which was founded in 1967, merged. SLLS expanded again in 2011 to areas in and around Baton Rouge and Houma. On its budget of more than $6 million, SLLS serves an area nearly twice the land mass of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined which includes twenty-two southeast Louisiana Parishes. One half the state’s poverty population lives in the SLLS service area. The next Executive Director will lead SLLS in a time of great change and opportunity as the organization undertakes initiatives to strengthen legal work, streamline intake, support professional development, update technology, and grow resources.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, you are encouraged to submit your application materials by December 13, 2013. Please submit a letter expressing in detail your interest in the position, your qualifications for the position, and what you believe you can contribute to the organization’s future. Please include a current resume, and names and contact information for three professional references.
19th Judicial District Court, Judicial Assistant
Job opportunity for a 19th JDC Judge's Judicial Assistant. Duties include general office management, legal secretarial skills and a wide variety of clerical responsibilities. Starting salary is up to $32,255.64. Great benefits and pleasant work environment. Send resumes to Ann McCrory, Judicial Administrator. Amccrory@brgov.com by October 21, 2013.
McGlinchey Stafford, Full-Time Staff Associate 2-4 years of experience required
McGlinchey Stafford law firm, a nationally-recognized business and consumer financial services law firm, seeks a full time staff associate with two to four years’ experience for its Baton Rouge, Louisiana office. The ideal candidate will possess experience in general commercial litigation, mortgage litigation practice and foreclosure work, real estate and/or consumer finance litigation matters including making court appearances, attending hearings, and arguing motions. Compensation commensurate with experience: Full benefits available. Interested candidates should apply for the position by visiting our online application at https://virecruit.mcglinchey.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx or by sending a resume, cover letter and law school transcript to Annie Schwener at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Attorney
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services is seeking to hire an attorney for their non-domestic unit. Resumes with cover letters along with writing samples, if available, should be emailed to Sarah Campbell at email@example.com. Deadline for submission is Oct. 25, 2013. Salary depends on experience and additional salary is added if a candidate is fluent in another language. Candidate must be admitted to the LSBA to be considered, although those who have passed the bar and are simply waiting on being sworn in will be considered.