The Disability Law Center (DLC) has two positions to fill for a full-time personnel attorney. DLC is the federally authorized protection and advocacy agency for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The core mission of DLC is to provide disability legal assistance that promotes the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and on an equal footing in the social and economic life of Massachusetts. For a full list of roles and responsibilities for each position, as well as the application process, please visit the DLC website.
CLAVC Personnel Attorney:
This position is part of a nationwide initiative called Civil Legal Aid for Victims of Crime (CLAVC) aimed at those who have been victims of abuse, other domestic violence, or criminal behavior. The service area for the job is nationwide. The successful applicant will provide legal services and individual engagement on behalf of survivors of disability crimes. In addition, the successful applicant shares responsibility with other legal and legal professionals for providing technical support, advice, contacting and training to clients, family members and attorneys.
MLAC Personnel Attorney:
The successful applicant will provide legal services and individually advocate for low-income people with disabilities. In addition, the successful applicant shares responsibility with other legal and legal professionals for providing technical support, advice, contacting and training to clients, family members and attorneys. The service area for the job is nationwide.
Diversity and Inclusion DLC Mission
DLC is committed to protecting the basic human rights of its customers by providing zealous advocacy and excellent representation. In fulfilling our mission, DLC is committed to promoting diversity at all levels of the agency. We strive to understand our customers’ diverse circumstances and meet their needs. We are also committed to an inclusive environment that supports the success and wellbeing of all of our employees. The leadership of DLC is responsible for ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion.
Equal Opportunities and Affirmative Action Employers
The Disability Law Center values the diversity of culture, disability and other life experiences and is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer of your choice. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information (including family history), military service, veteran status, age, citizenship, disability, marital status or status as a parent / legal guardian. We advocate and support the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA) and are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities who are applicants or employees in need of housing.
If you need reasonable arrangement to complete this application, interview, or otherwise participate in our employee selection process, please contact Amanda Gasparonis at [email protected].
How to apply
Interested applicants for this position must submit a cover letter and CV (with three references) via the DLC website: https://www.dlc-ma.org/careers-at-dlc/
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