Our work allows all of our staff to make a positive impact on low-income communities throughout Philadelphia.  A career with PLA is both an exciting and enriching experience and will allow you to help low-income individuals and families obtain equal access to justice.

Throughout each year, PLA offers a variety of employment opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, law school graduates with fellowships, support staff, and interns.

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Philadelphia Legal Assistance is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Job Opportunities

Overpayment Defense Attorney (Unemployment Compensation Unit)

Overpayment Defense Attorney, Unemployment Compensation Unit: Full-Time Position
Anticipated start date: September 2020
Current location:  Remote until at least Jan. 1, 2021
Hiring timeframe:  Rolling, final application deadline of September 1, 2020
Application requirements: Cover letter, resume, references, and a five-page legal-writing writing sample