Family Law Unit Staff Attorney

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. The family law practice at PLA also focuses on issues of family violence. 


Seeking Project Based Fellowship Candidates

Philadelphia Legal Assistance Center, Inc. (PLA) is interested in sponsoring eligible law students for a Skadden, Independence Foundation, Equal Justice Works fellowship or the Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship.


Director of Human Resources

Job Summary:
The individual in this position is responsible for the administration and coordination of all human resources services and programs for over 50 employees, in the areas of recruitment and employment, benefits administration, employee relations, unemployment compensation, workers’ compensation, and general human resources operations. He or she will contribute to the development and improvement of employee morale and effectiveness through the implementation of human resources services and programs.
Work Environment:

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