VPLC is seeking a litigator with at least 5 years’ experience trying cases in both state and federal court. Successful applicants will have a history of working with low-income people or marginalized communities. Experience handling class action and impact litigation is a plus.

The Litigation Director will support and assist with litigation in all three of VPLC’s centers – the Center for Economic Justice; the Center for Family Advocacy; and the Center for Healthy Communities. In addition to working on litigation with staff of the three centers at VPLC, the Litigation Director will train, assist and co-counsel with legal aid attorneys across Virginia on cases that significantly impact the legal aid client community. Additional duties include managing a Litigation Listserv and keeping the Virginia legal aid community informed about relevant litigation throughout the country.

VPLC engages in wide-ranging advocacy to seek access to civil justice for lower-income Virginians including education, empowerment, impact-litigation, and advocacy with legislative and administrative agencies. We value staff diversity because it enhances our work product. You must be willing to work in collaboration with the rest of the staff and our colleagues outside the office. We value creativity. Most importantly, we value employees whose experience demonstrates their passion for using the law to help others and increase access to justice for all.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is based on experience. VPLC provides a generous benefits package, including paid time off, excellent health insurance, student loan repayment assistance and a 403b plan.

To apply, please submit a resume, writing sample and three references to: hiring@vplc.org no later than March 30, 2018.