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Disability Law Center

Staff Attorney

  • Location

    Massachusetts
  • Posted On

    August 17, 2021
  • Job Type

    Full-Time
  • Category

    Other
  • Experience Level

    Not Specified
  • Education Level

    Not Specified
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

The Disability Law Center (DLC) has two immediate openings for a full-time Staff Attorneys. DLC is the federally authorized Protection and Advocacy agency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. DLC’s core mission is to provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of Massachusetts. A full listing of the duties and responsibilities of each position and the application process can be found on DLC’s website.

CLAVC Staff Attorney:

This position is part of a statewide endeavor called the Civil Legal Aid for Victims of Crime (CLAVC) initiative that targets individuals who have been victims of abuse, other familial violence, or criminal conduct. The service area for the job is statewide. The successful applicant will provide legal services and engage in individual advocacy on behalf of crime survivors with disabilities. In addition, the successful applicant will share responsibility with other legal and advocacy staff for providing technical assistance, consultation, outreach and training to clients, family members, and advocates.

MLAC Staff Attorney:

The successful applicant will provide legal services and engage in individual advocacy on behalf of low-income people with disabilities. In addition, the successful applicant will share responsibility with other legal and advocacy staff for providing technical assistance, consultation, outreach and training to clients, family members, and advocates. The service area for the job is statewide.

DLC Diversity And Inclusion Mission Statement

DLC is committed to protecting the fundamental human rights of its clients by providing zealous advocacy and excellent representation. In fulfilling our mission, DLC is committed to fostering diversity at all levels of the agency. We are dedicated to understanding our clients’ diverse circumstances and meeting their needs. We are also committed to maintaining an inclusive environment that supports success and the well-being of all of our staff. DLC’s leadership is responsible for ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

The Disability Law Center values diversity of culture, disability, and other life experiences, and is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer by choice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information (including family medical history), military service, veteran status, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, or status as a parent/guardian. We endorse and support the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants or employees who need accommodations.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in our employee selection process, please contact Amanda Gasparonis at agasparonis@dlc-ma.org.

How to Apply

Interested applicants for this position must submit a cover letter and a resume (with three references) through DLC’s website: https://www.dlc-ma.org/careers-at-dlc/

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed on Disability Scoop.