Culture & Benefits
A career at The Legal Aid Society is rewarding on many levels. We offer our staff and attorneys the following benefits.
What It's Like to Work At The Legal Aid Society
We know that our people are the cornerstone of our success. When you start a career with The Legal Aid Society you’ll be joining an organization with a rich history in legal innovation, advocacy, and continuous reinvention that sets the standard amongst our peers.
Career Development & Education
Working at The Legal Aid Society is an opportunity to start and grow a rewarding career in social justice law. We’re an accredited Continuing Legal Education provider, and each of our practice areas has full-time training programs for incoming attorneys as well as ongoing training for experienced attorneys. Legal Aid Society staff members are also regularly asked to be trainers for national programs and our in-house training program for new lawyers has been cited as a national model.
Diversity & Inclusion
The Legal Aid Society is committed to a work culture of advocacy, respect, diversity and inclusion, client-oriented defense, access to justice and excellent representation. We build strong relationships with each of our clients to understand their diverse circumstances and meet their needs. Our ability to achieve these goals depends on the combined effort of our entire staff.
Equal Opportunity Employer
As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer, The Legal Aid Society prohibits discriminatory employment actions against and treatment of its employees and applicants for employment based on actual or perceived race or color, size (including bone structure, body size, height, shape, and weight), religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity (one’s internal deeply-held sense of one’s gender which may be the same or different from one’s sex assigned at birth; one’s gender identity may be male, female, neither or both, e.g., non-binary), gender expression (the representation of gender as expressed through, for example, one’s name, choice of pronouns, clothing, haircut, behavior, voice, or body characteristics; gender expression may not be distinctively male or female and may not conform to traditional gender-based stereotypes assigned to specific gender identities), disability, marital status, relationship and family structure (including domestic partnerships, polyamorous families and individuals, chosen family, platonic co-parents, and multigenerational families), genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or pre-employment conviction record, credit history, unemployment status, caregiver status, salary history, or any other characteristic protected by law.