Employment Opportunities at The Pro Bono Project
The Pro Bono Project periodically has job openings for Staff Attorneys and Paralegal and Administrative Support and these will be posted here. We are always interested in receiving resumes from those interested in working in the access to justice area—whether attorneys, paralegals, administrative or other professionals with an interest in this area of the law.
Please check here often for a listing of available positions. You may also submit your resume with a cover letter to email@example.com; we will hold your resume on file for six months.
Staff Attorney, Full-Time
This staff attorney position (also referred to as the Successions Attorney) manages all succession, interdiction, tutorship and advance directives programming at The Pro Bono Project. The attorney directly represents clients on successions and advance directives cases and places as many cases as possible with volunteer attorneys. To do so, the staff attorney works with managing attorneys to coordinate trainings, workshops, and provide technical legal support and assistance (such as mentoring). The attorney monitors cases placed with volunteers to ensure matters are being processed timely. This position has primary responsibility for coordination of legal services at successions clinics, which includes a set time period every week to perform intake at an off-sight location. The attorney is responsible for generating data on case matters on a regular basis. Click here to download the full job description.
Event Planning Intern, Current Volunteer Opportunity
An Event Planning Intern is needed during the summer months in preparation for our largest fundraiser, the Justice For All Ball. Click here for the internship duties. For additional information, email Erica Williams.
Legal/Lay Volunteer & Intern Positions
We always have a need to supplement our full time staff with legal, lay and student volunteers from the community. If you have time to spare and want to gain valuable hands-on experience, please contact The Pro Bono Project at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can use volunteer support in the following areas:
Lawyers – Take a case or work in our office to review and assign cases to our volunteer lawyers.
Paralegals – Work with our staff attorneys and paralegal to support our volunteer lawyers and clients.
Law Students – Work with our staff and volunteer lawyers to gain hands-on experience preparing documents, going to court and other case related support work.
Marketing or Communications Student Interns – Provide support for our Marketing, Fundraising and Communications programs under the guidance of our staff and consultants in these areas.
Administrative Support – Work in the office answering the phones, filing documents and providing other support for staff and volunteers.