Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: 32.10 +DOE
Organization's Mission: To protect the rights of the disadvantaged and persons of limited means through legal representation, advocacy, and education.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Utah Legal Services believes that equal opportunity of all employees is important for the continuing success of our organization. In accordance with state and federal law, this nonprofit will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, disability, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status in hiring, promoting, demoting, trainings, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation.
Position Summary: Equal Justice Under Law is one of our nation’s most basic principles. However, economic realities often leave these promises unfulfilled. This is where Utah Legal Services comes in. Since our inception as a nonprofit in 1976, ULS has been committed to making equal justice a reality by providing free services, in civil legal matters. Last year, ULS assisted over 9,000 clients with legal issues related to their basic needs, such as housing, family safety, and income security. More than 75 attorneys and legal professionals working remote and in person, deliver client services from four regional offices in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo and St. George. Join our team and help us level the playing field for low- income Utahns, ensuring everyone has a voice in the legal system.

Job Summary
Utah Legal Services prioritizes helping clients with cases that affect their basic needs, including safety. We are seeking a motivated and passionate individual to join our Domestic Task Force where you will work and learn from like-minded professionals to empower clients and assist survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault with legal matters that will help them escape abusive relationships where their and/or their children's safety is at risk. This position is hybrid or remote but will require in-person appearances in court and meetings when necessary.
Primary Responsibilities: Represent clients in protective orders, stalking injunctions, divorce and custody cases.
Clearly communicate with clients to determine their goals, then assess factual situations and present relevant legal strategies.
Prepare and file necessary court documents.
Negotiate settlements when appropriate, mitigating negative consequences to clients whenever possible.
Desired Qualifications: Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpersonal abilities, verbal and written communication skills.
High level of adaptability, attention to detail, strong analytic and critical thinking abilities.
Demonstration of a strong commitment to assisting individuals from disadvantaged communities.
Professional experience related to working with survivors of domestic violence preferred.
Spanish speaking preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Juris Doctorate degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
Admission and good standing within the Utah State Bar Association.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Excellent medical insurance, dental, paid vision benefits package, employer matching 403b contributions, 21 days paid time off per year and increases every year, 13 observed holidays, life insurance, 2 weeks parental leave, short and long term disability, flexible scheduling, and remote/hybrid work opportunities, payment of annual dues to the Utah State Bar.
How to Apply: Stand out candidates should email a resume, a list of three professional references, including their contact information, and a letter of application explaining your interest in the position to
Closing Date: 06/30/2023
Location: Salt Lake City


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Contact: Courtney Eborn
Phone: 801-924-3391