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At LAWO, we bring skilled, motivated, and committed advocates and professionals together to do the best work of their lives. Our employees bring varied experiences, perspectives, and cultures to LAWO, creating strong collaborations, diverse thinking, new approaches, and greater innovation. All of this leads to high-quality programs and services for our clients. Below are the current positions available within our 32-county service area.

Click on the job position title to read more for each announcement. Applications should be sent by e-mail to either jobs@lawolaw.org or jobs@ablelaw.org. See specific job announcement for complete details.

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, a non-profit law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to low-income clients in western Ohio, seeks a dynamic, innovative attorney for its Toledo office.

This position will focus on representing tenants experiencing issues with their Housing, including eviction defense and other advocacy efforts to prevent homelessness and improve family stability. Excellent legal and communication skills; experience with computer software and Microsoft Office; ability to relate well with people living in poverty; and commitment to legal services required. Previous experience in areas of housing, collection defense, or poverty law in general is highly preferred. Remote work is likely; however, court appearances are required. Ability to communicate fluently in Spanish is helpful. Membership in Ohio Bar or ability to be admitted by motion or temporary certification is required. Salary depends on experience. Excellent fringe benefits, including loan repayment assistance.

Send cover letter and resume before June 11, 2021, to: Attn: Attorney Position – Housing/Consumer, electronically preferred in PDF format, to: jobs@lawolaw.org

Equal access to LAWO’s office is available. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/ application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at the address listed above. LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to create a diverse law firm, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession.

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal help in civil legal matters to eligible individuals and groups in western Ohio. LAWO is seeking a Legal Aid Line Intake Specialist. Legal Aid Line is the central intake unit for the thirty-two counties served by LAWO in western Ohio. Legal Aid Line Intake Specialists interview applicants for legal help to determine their eligibility for legal services.  Interviews may occur in person, by telephone, or by other technologically supported means. Intake Specialists must work well in a team environment. In addition to intake services, Intake Specialists may provide administrative and other support to advance the Access to Justice mission of LAWO. 

LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and physical ability. We know that a diverse workplace results in the best decisions and optimal service for our clients. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. As part of our commitment to diversity, all of LAWO’s offices are accessible; applicants requiring accommodation during the application or interview process may contact the recruitment coordinator at jobs@lawolaw.org, for further information.

Qualified applicants should have excellent organizational and communication skills, Spanish speaking preferred. Relevant hotline or call center experience is preferred. Excellent typing and computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software, is required. Qualified applicants must be able to relate well with low-income people, be dependable, competent, trustworthy, and have a commitment to legal services and working with people living in poverty.  Compensation based on relevant experience. Comprehensive benefits.

Applications should be submitted by July 19, 2021, by emailing a cover letter, resume and references to:

jobs@lawolaw.org

Subject:  Intake Specialist

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal help in civil legal matters to eligible individuals and groups in western Ohio. LAWO is seeking a Receptionist in its Toledo office.  The Receptionist position is responsible for answering multi-line phone system, transferring calls, greeting the public in the local office, and administrative and secretarial support as needed.

LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, including diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and physical ability. We know that a diverse workplace results in the best decisions and optimal service for our clients. We strive to create an environment welcoming to all individuals and we encourage applications from individuals traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. As part of our commitment to diversity, all of LAWO’s offices are accessible; applicants requiring accommodation during the application or interview process may contact the recruitment coordinator at jobs@lawolaw.org, for further information.

Qualified applicants should have excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with diverse clients and staff. Spanish speaking preferred. Excellent typing and computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software. Trained in cultural competency in client services or willing to be trained. Salary based on relevant experience.  Compensation based on relevant experience. Comprehensive benefits.

Applications should be submitted by July 19, 2021, by emailing a cover letter, resume and references to:

jobs@lawolaw.org

Subject:  Receptionist

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