Careers

Inquiries and applications should be emailed to resumes@northpennlegal.org or addressed to:
HR Manager
North Penn Legal Services
329 Market St
Williamsport, PA 17701

Contact by email is preferable.

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS); is a non-profit, 501(c)3 corporation funded in large part by the Legal Services Corporation, Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide free legal help to low income persons. North Penn Legal Services is staffed by 32 attorneys and 12 paralegals working out of nine offices. Advocates provide representation on a broad range of civil matters including custody, housing, SSI, bankruptcy, consumer and protection from abuse. In addition to direct representation, clients are also helped through telephone advice, pro bono and Judicare attorneys, pro se packets and self-help clinics.

Inquiries and applications should be emailed to resumes@northpennlegal.org (preferred) or addressed to HR Manager, North Penn Legal Services, 25 W. Third St., Suite 400, Williamsport, PA 17701. Include a cover letter with your resume and kindly include the listing reference code that appears at the end of the position description. Applications are generally accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants for attorney positions will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as their involvement in law school clinics and public interest law and must be able to practice law in Pennsylvania. Some travel will be required. North Penn offers a competitive fringe benefits package. Salary DOE.

North Penn Legal Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, which employs and promotes without regard to color, sex, race, religion, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration prohibited by law. Minorities, women and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply. Preference shall be given to applicants residing in the community to be served in accordance with LSC Regulation 1616 and to qualified applicants who are current recipients of Public Assistance.

CURRENT OPENINGS:  WE CURRENTLY HAVE OPENINGS IN BETHLEHEM, PITTSTON, AND SUNBURY.

North Penn Legal Services (NPLS) seeks a dynamic lawyer interested in becoming part of a regional team focused on creating access to justice for low-income residents in northeast Pennsylvania. NPLS serves twenty counties where our advocates provide direct representation, community outreach, and serve on local community groups. Support for advocacy work comes from all NPLS’ nine offices and an established statewide network.
 
Our most recent opening is in Bethlehem, PA. This office serves Lehigh and Northampton counties.
 
Staff Attorney Needed – Bethlehem Office
 
· Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including child custody, landlord-tenant, public housing and consumer issues.
· Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work.
· Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
· Applicants will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as prior experience.
· Current PA Bar or by admission REQUIRED.
· Inter-county travel.
· Desire applicants with one to five years in practice. Salary DOE, approx. $41,200 – $46,000
· Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.
· Frequent opportunities for professional growth and development through local, state and national trainings.
· Access to loan repayment assistance programs.
· Include cover letter and writing sample with your inquiry. Reply via email to resumes@northpennlegal.org (preferable) or to HR Manager, North Penn Legal Services, 25 West Third St., Ste. 400, Williamsport, PA 17701
· EOE
· Ref. 20170703 – Bethlehem attorney
 
Staff Attorney Needed –Sunbury Office which serves Union, Snyder and Northumberland Counties.
 
Attorney will represent clients in variety of civil cases including child custody, landlord-tenant, public housing and consumer issues.
Preference for attorneys who have a demonstrated commitment to public interest work. 
Attorneys bilingual in English and Spanish preferred. 
Applicants will be evaluated on their oral, writing and advocacy skills as well as prior experience.  
PA Bar or by admission required.    
Inter-county travel.  
Desire applicants with one to five years in practice.   Salary DOE, approx. $41,200 – $46,000
Competitive fringe benefits including generous paid leave, health insurance and 401(k) plan.
Frequent opportunities for professional growth and development through local, state and national trainings. 
Access to loan repayment assistance programs.
Include cover letter and writing sample with your inquiry.  Reply via email to resumes@northpennlegal.org (preferable) or to HR Manager,  North Penn Legal Services, 25 W. Third St., Suite 400, Williamsport, PA 17701 
EOE
Ref. 20170701Sunbury
 
Paralegal Needed - Pittston Office of North Penn Legal Services
 
North Penn Legal Services seeks a paralegal to work closely with a full-time attorney to assist clients with mortgage foreclosures.
 
The position entails working closely with clients facing mortgage foreclosure, and engaging in community outreach
The preferred candidate will have some prior paralegal or social work experience and be able to demonstrate a commitment to serving the interests of low-income people.
A candidate with advocacy experience and the ability to speak Spanish is most preferred. 
Salary DOE. An entry level paralegal salary is $22,000.
Competitive fringe benefits. 
Reply via email to resumes@northpennlegal.org (preferable) or to HR Manager,  North Penn Legal Services, 25 W. Third St., Suite 400, Williamsport, PA 17701 
Go http://www.northpennlegal.org/about/careers  to read more about North Penn Legal Services.
Resumes accepted until position filled.  
Cover letter required.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ref. 07012017 Paralegal Pittston
 

Fellowship Recipients:

If you are the recipient of a one or two-year fellowship, please contact NPLS' Executive Director Vicki Coyle at vcoyle@northpennlegal.org.  We will determine if there is an opportunity at one of our local offices that meets your needs.