Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), a non-profit law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance to eligible low-income individuals and groups in western Ohio, seeks a resourceful, culturally competent, hardworking attorney.

This position will focus on representing older adults living in poverty in the 32 counties served by LAWO with a primary focus on Williams, Defiance, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Allen, Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin counties. The successful candidate’s home office can be based out of one of LAWO’s office locations, namely, Dayton, Defiance, Findlay, Lima, Springfield, or Toledo. Advocacy will focus on housing and consumer cases and issues, with some family law and advance planning issues possible. The position will also involve advocacy and outreach efforts with community-based partners.

Excellent legal and communication skills; experience with computer software and Microsoft Office; ability to relate well with older adults and people living in poverty; and commitment to legal services required. Knowledge of and commitment to issues surrounding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Racial Justice strongly preferred. Previous experience in areas of housing or consumer law is highly preferred. Membership in Ohio Bar or ability to be admitted by motion or temporary certification is required.

Competitive salary and comprehensive fringe benefits, including loan repayment assistance.

To Apply: Please visit to complete your application. Position will remain open until filled.

LAWO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and places a high value on diversity in our workplace, 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. Applicants requiring accommodation for the interview/application process should contact the recruitment coordinator at [email protected].