Careers

Pennsylvania Farmworker Project Summer Internship

This fellowship is an exciting opportunity for a law student to serve the immigrant worker community. PFP has a full-time staff of one attorney and one paralegal. Our interns participate in all of our casework, including client interviewing, legal research and other case preparation, as well as whatever litigation and administrative casework we have available. Our case numbers increase as our outreach efforts increase.

Family Law Unit Paralegal/Project Coordinator

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) seeks to immediately hire a full-time paralegal for its Family Law Unit. PLA is a non-profit legal services organization primarily funded by the Legal Services Corporation.

FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY, FULL-TIME POSITION

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) seeks to immediately hire a full-time attorney for its Family Law Unit.  PLA is a non-profit legal services organization primarily funded by the Legal Services Corporation. PLA views the practice of family law to be an integral part of the war on poverty and family violence.  This includes taking a wide variety and complex mix of family law cases, including child custody, child and spousal support, protection from abuse and divorce. 

Staff Attorney, Unemployment Compensation Unit Full-Time Position

Background:

 

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (“PLA”) is the federally funded civil legal aid provider for Philadelphia’s indigent community, providing high-volume, high-quality legal services including community education, advice, referral, pro se assistance, and representation at administrative hearings as well as at all levels of state and federal courts in the areas of basic human needs: family safety, health, income maintenance, and home preservation.

 

Staff Attorney, Consumer Housing Unit Full-Time Position

BACKGROUND

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (“PLA”) is the federally funded civil legal aid provider for Philadelphia’s indigent community, providing high-volume, high-quality legal services including community education, advice, referral, pro se assistance, and full legal representation in administrative and court proceedings, including all levels of state and federal courts, in the areas of basic human needs: family safety, health, income maintenance, and home preservation.

Working at PLA

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.

Inquiries about employment should be directed to work@philalegal.org.