Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati

Cincinnati OH

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $60,000
Posted Date: 05/19/2023
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Apply today as an Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati.


About the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati

The Legal Aid Society is southwest Ohio’s largest nonprofit law firm dedicated to reducing poverty and ensuring family stability through legal assistance. Legal Aid serves clients in Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren Counties in Southwest Ohio.

The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati aims to resolve serious legal problems of low-income people, promote economic and family stability, and reduce poverty through practical legal assistance.



Job Description

The Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio (LASSO) is accepting applications for full-time attorneys to join our Hamilton, Ohio, office. Legal Aid, a nonprofit law firm, reduces poverty and ensures family stability by providing practical legal assistance.

LASSO is an affiliate of the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati. We represent clients in civil legal cases. We participate with nonprofit agencies and other groups to improve systems and policies affecting low-income people.

This position would be in our Hamilton office, representing clients in family law matters such as divorce, custody, and civil protection orders and representing children as Attorney/GAL.



Applicants already admitted to practice law in Ohio, licensed in another state, eligible for temporary admission, or otherwise intend to become eligible to practice in Ohio will be given priority. The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong academic record
  • Excellent organization, writing, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a demanding workload that involves a significant
  • amount of litigation
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Reliable transportation to serve clients in a multi-county service area
  • We prefer applicants with prior experience advocating for low-income clients, but it is not required


Compensation & Benefits

  • Annual salary is $60,000 or more, depending upon experience.
  • Legal Aid offers an excellent benefits package, generous paid leave, substantial training, and a collegial work environment.


Application Process

Applicants should note “Hamilton Attorney LAS056-23” in the subject line and email to [email protected] the following items:

  • Cover letter explaining the reasons for your interest
  • Current resume
  • Law school transcript
  • Contact information for three professional references
  • Writing sample


The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Legal Aid Society offers reasonable accommodations in the hiring and employment process. If you need assistance, you may request an accommodation.


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