Senior Law Center, Philadelphia is looking to hire an Elder Victim Staff Attorney.

About the Organization

Senior Law Center is a legal services providing firm seeking justice for older people by using the power of the law, educating the community and advocating across the nation.

About the Position

This is a full-time attorney position. The attorney will provide representation, education and advocacy for elder victims.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The attorney will provide representation, education and advocacy for elder victims.
  • Providing client intake and direct client services in and out of court, including civil representation and litigation and in-person and telephone legal counseling.
  • Participate in weekly case review meetings and other staff meetings.
  • Represent SeniorLAW Center at victim coalition, Bar Association, public interest law and other task force and victim service organization meetings as needed.
  • The attorney will also participate in community education, professional training and advocacy initiatives, attend staff and coalition meetings, and participate in special projects with and as a representative of the SeniorLAW Center team.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be an active member of the Pennsylvania Bar in good standing;
  • At least two (2) years of civil litigation experience, with direct experience in mortgage
    foreclosure, property tax and/or probate;
  • Good computer, research, writing and public speaking skills;
  • Excellent advocacy and negotiating skills, good organizational and interpersonal skills

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines;
  • Commitment to serving vulnerable and diverse communities required;
  • Creative problem solving is a must;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work well as a team and individually;
  • Highest degree of professionalism is required


Salary range, commensurate with experience (mid to upper 60s)



How to Apply?

All applications should include cover letter, resume and at least three (3) professional references and a writing sample. Please apply by email to attention of Dana N. Goldberg, Esq., Legal Director, at