Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. Seeks Full-Time Staff Attorney
WISCONSIN JUDICARE, INC.
Wisconsin Judicare, Inc. is a non-profit organization funded by the federal Legal Services Corporation, the Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation, and other sources. Wisconsin Judicare provides civil legal services to low-income persons in the northern 33 counties of Wisconsin, as well as the 11 federally-recognized Indian tribes.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
This position will involve advising and representing clients in family law cases. All staff attorneys are expected to develop and maintain good working relationships with community groups, as well as with state and local bar associations. Staff attorneys may also be called on to provide training and assistance to Judicare panel private attorneys and training for community agencies. Between these traditional and non-traditional responsibilities, staff attorneys are expected to work 35 hours per week.
For these reasons, attorneys must have experience or display a strong interest in public interest law and be willing to provide services and/or representation to eligible Wisconsin residents with various legal problems. Attorneys must be admitted to practice law in Wisconsin. Attorneys may also be required to travel both to represent clients and to conduct training and outreach efforts.
Starting salary depends upon experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting salary of $41,200 for a full-time position. This position includes full fringe benefits, which currently consist of health, dental, life and disability insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and vacation and sick time. These positions will be open until filled. For maximum consideration, apply as soon as possible. Applicants will be considered for all three positions unless otherwise noted in their cover letter.
Submit resume, references, and writing sample to:
Mary Jo Nyenhuis, Executive Secretary
Wisconsin Judicare, Inc.
P.O. Box 6100
Wausau, WI 54402-6100
Reference Job Posting 2019-3
Wisconsin Judicare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any
other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.