Public Interest Elder Law Attorney

  • Full Time
  • Madison

Website Greater WI Agency on Aging Resources Inc.

Due to recent growth, the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR) is hiring an additional full-time attorney. The attorney will assist in the supervision of elder benefit specialists in an approximately 15-county region within the state, and provide monthly training and legal assistance on state and federal public benefit programs. This position will also provide direct legal representation to older adults.

This position requires a Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin. We are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to working with clients aged 60 and older, people with disabilities, and/or individuals with low-income. Knowledge of state and federal benefit programs and health insurance options is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have direct client experience in estate planning, consumer law, or general civil matters. It is preferred that the person live in the Madison area; however, we may consider a remote work situation within the state. Occasional overnight statewide travel is required. For a full job description, go to gwaar.org.

Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered.

Starting salary is $50,000 to $60,000 plus generous paid time off, holiday pay, life insurance, health insurance, dental insurance, short and long-term disability, flex spending accounts, etc.

The positions will remain open until filled. Send cover letter and resume to the following:

Attorney Kate Schilling, Legal Services Manager
Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources
1414 MacArthur Road, Suite A
Madison, WI 53714
Email: [email protected]

GWAAR is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. GWAAR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

To apply for this job email your details to Kate.schilling@gwaar.org

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