Employment

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is a nonprofit public interest law firm serving the 22 parishes east of the Atchafalaya Basin. We provide free civil legal aid to low-income households.

Our attorneys serve this region from offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gretna, Hammond, Houma, and New Orleans. SLLS has received national and local awards for its outstanding work.

SLLS anticipates hiring for the following positions:

STAFF ATTORNEY – Disaster Legal Relief (7) Parishes

  • This position will handle FEMA Claims, Disaster Legal Relief, and Unemployment cases directly related to Hurricane Ida.
  • 1 year full time position.
  • Serving 7 parishes: Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard, Plaquemine, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington.
  • This position will be assigned to the New Orleans Office and requires participation in Remote Outreach Clinics in Communities.

Staff Attorney positions must be licensed to practice law in Louisiana or pending exam results with admission to the Louisiana bar. Starting salary for a full time staff attorney is $46,000 which increases depending on experience. Bilingualism is a plus that receives extra compensation.

To apply, send a resume to Shannan Latino, Human Resources Manager at slatino@slls.org by Monday, September 20, 2021.


STAFF ATTORNEY – Disaster Legal Relief (4) Parishes

  • This position will handle FEMA Claims, Disaster Legal Relief, and Unemployment cases directly related to Hurricane Ida.
  • 1 year full time position.
  • Serving 4 parishes: Terrebonne, Lafourche, St. Charles, and St. John.
  • This position will be assigned to the New Orleans Office, which may change depending of the stabilization in the area, and requires participation in Remote Outreach Clinics in Communities.

Staff Attorney positions must be licensed to practice law in Louisiana or pending exam results with admission to the Louisiana bar. Starting salary for a full time staff attorney is $46,000 which increases depending on experience. Bilingualism is a plus that receives extra compensation.

To apply, send a resume to Shannan Latino, Human Resources Manager at slatino@slls.org by Monday, September 20, 2021. 


INTAKE SPECIALIST – Disaster Relief/COVID-19

  • This position will be performing various functions to support the efforts of SLLS in serving clients affected by COVID-19 and Hurricane Ida.
  • Assists the attorneys with intake, outreach, reporting, and other duties as assigned.
  • This is a 1 year position.
  • High School Diploma is required. College degree preferred.

Starting salary is $25,200 which increases depending on experience. Additional compensation for bilingualism, commissioned notary, or college degree.

 To apply, send a resume to Shannan Latino, Human Resources Manager at slatino@slls.org by Monday, September 20, 2021.

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