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Michigan Nonprofit Association

Lansing Office

330 Marshall St,
Suite 200
Lansing, MI 48912
517.492.2400

Payment Remittance

P.O. Box 771958
Detroit, MI 48277-1958

Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan's Elder Law & Advocacy Center is looking for a licensed Michigan Attorney in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan for a contract position. The ideal candidate will have expertise in estate planning and probate matters, the ability to work independently, handle pressure effectively, and work collaboratively with others when necessary.  Your duties will include performing various legal tasks such as counsel, advice, document drafting, court appearances, and representation. Additionally, you will be expected to fulfill any additional duties assigned by the Managing Attorney.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Provide comprehensive legal services and representation to Wayne County clients aged 60 and older.
  • Conduct thorough interviews with clients to understand their legal needs.
  • Stay updated on legal issues relevant to seniors and apply this knowledge in client cases.
  • Manage a personal caseload efficiently and effectively.
  • Collaborate with the Managing Attorney to address case complexities and ensure quality representation.
  • Perform various legal tasks including counsel, advice, document drafting, court appearances, and representation.
  • Fulfill any additional duties assigned by the Managing Attorney

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a Juris Doctor degree, be licensed to practice law in Michigan, and maintain good standing with the State Bar of Michigan.
  • Demonstrate expertise in Estate Planning and Probate matters.
  • Ability to work independently, handle pressure effectively, and work collaboratively with colleagues when necessary.
  • Strong managerial and organizational skills essential for successful performance in the role.

Salary dependent on experience. Position will be assigned to our Redford, Michigan divisional office.  

Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage women, minority, and persons with disabilities to apply.  

How to Apply

Position open until filled. Send cover letters and resumes to epeets@wcnls.org and/or glane@wcnls.org. 

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