MANAGING ATTORNEY

The MISSISSIPPI CENTER FOR LEGAL SERVICES, INC. (MCLSC) is seeking a

Managing Attorney

for its Gulfport branch office.

The following are some of the basic and minimum qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited law school.

Be admitted to practice law or applying for admission to practice law in the State of Mississippi. Meet State Bar exam eligibility requirements (License preferred)

Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a legal services attorney or in a related law field.

Have demonstrable interest in the area of poverty law and working with low income persons.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct the overall operations of the service area for the Meridian office in compliance with policies established by the Legal Services Corporation, Board of Directors of MCLS and the Executive Director of Administration.

Perform required and delegated administrative duties tasks and supervise directly all staff in the office.

Interview, advise, represent clients and maintain individual client caseload.

SALARY/FRINGE BENEFITS:

Salary depending on experience; excellent fringe benefits.

CLOSING DATES:

Open until filled

APPLICATION: :   Send resume, writing sample, and two (2) letters of reference to:

Sam H. Buchanan, Jr., Executive Director
Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation
P. O. Drawer 1728
Hattiesburg, MS 39403
(601) 545-2950,extension 2616
(601) 545-2953 Facsimile

Or e-mail resume to: shbuchanan@mslegalservices.org

MCLSC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER