Staff attorneys provide comprehensive legal services for civil issues in pursuit of GHLA’s mission and priorities. GHLA attorneys practice in areas including Family, Housing, Benefits, Employment, Education, Senior and Immigration. They appear in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level, and before administrative agencies. Staff attorneys also work on systemic advocacy efforts, including impact litigation and policy advocacy.
· Juris Doctor degree
· Member of Connecticut Bar
· Superior oral and written communication skills
· Excellent administrative and organizational skills, including ability to self-direct
· Personal attributes including:
dedication to social justice and to advocating for people living in poverty, - self-motivation, strong work ethic and commitment to working as a team,
the ability to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals.