Employment Opportunities

MANAGING ATTORNEY

(St. Thomas)

 

Subject to the overall supervision of the Executive Director, the Managing Attorney is responsible for the administration of the local office. Duties include:

  • making hiring recommendations
  • conducting staff evaluations
  • developing and communicating program priorities and procedures
  • maintaining a case load
  • conducting formal case review
  • providing daily supervision of staff attorneys and support staff
  • ensuring compliance with funding mandates
  • reporting on project activities
  • overseeing building maintenance

Requirements include:

  • minimum of five years of experience as a legal services attorney or in related position
  • commitment to social justice
  • must be a licensed member of the Virgin Islands Bar or be a member in good standing in any jurisdiction in the United States with a willingness to become a member of the Virgin Islands Bar
  • past supervisory experience
  • ready access to an automobile or other means of reliable transportation

Spanish and/or Haitian Creole fluency preferred.

To apply send a résumé and cover letter to:

Shelby King Gaddy
Executive Director
Legal Services of the Virgin Islands
3017 Estate Orange Grove
Christiansted, VI 00820
sgaddy@lsvilaw.org

STAFF ATTORNEY

(St. Croix)

Subject to the overall supervision of the Executive Director and the Managing Attorney, the Staff Attorney is responsible for implementing the VAWA project activities. Additional duties include:

  • maintaining a general case load
  • conducting intake interviews
  • advising groups utilizing expertise regarding domestic violence issues
  • providing trainings to service providers and client groups
  • tracking project activities
  • preparing grant reports

Requirements include:

  • minimum of one year of experience as a legal services attorney or in a related position
  • commitment to social justice
  • demonstrated knowledge of family and domestic violence law
  • must be a licensed member of the Virgin Islands Bar or be a member in good standing in any jurisdiction in the United States with a willingness to become a member of the Virgin Islands Bar
  • ready access to an automobile or other means of reliable transportation

Spanish fluency preferred.

To apply send a résumé and cover letter to:

Shelby King Gaddy
Executive Director
Legal Services of the Virgin Islands
3017 Estate Orange Grove
Christiansted, VI 00820
sgaddy@lsvilaw.org