Jobs & Opportunities

CRIMINAL DEFENSE RESOURCE CENTER MANAGER
State Appellate Defender Office

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, manages a special unit providing legal support services to assigned criminal defense counsel and public defenders throughout the state. The CDRC Manager oversees and directs the publication of books, manuals and newsletters, collects and organizes pleadings and resources in online databases, maintains and develops website content, develops and conducts training events for trial defense counsel, delivers legal information and research materials to public defenders and assigned counsel, and responds to legal questions, oversees independent contractors, and improves and creates resources for the defense bar.

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LAW STUDENT VOLUNTEER, SPRING 2023
United States Trustee Program (USTP)

The United States Trustee Program (USTP) is a litigating component of the Department of Justice (DOJ) whose mission is to promote the integrity and efficiency of the bankruptcy system for the benefit of all stakeholders―debtors, creditors, and the public. The USTP is the only participant in the bankruptcy process uniquely positioned to address multi-jurisdictional misconduct or other issues of national scope that give rise to systemic fraud and abuse, while also effectively combatting local matters affecting the integrity of the bankruptcy system. Volunteer/intern opportunities available for both the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees (EOUST) AND USTP Field Offices.

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FULL TIME STAFF ATTORNEY – Southfield, MI
Lakeshore Legal Aid

Lakeshore Legal Aid’s Counsel and Advocacy Law Line (CALL), a legal aid hotline, is currently hiring full time Staff Attorneys. Our office is located in Southfield, Michigan. The position offers an excellent learning experience with diverse legal subject matters, a unique working environment, rewarding and meaningful work. Staff attorneys will treat clients, co-workers, and others with dignity and respect.

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PART TIME STAFF ATTORNEY- Southfield, MI
Lakeshore Legal Aid

Lakeshore Legal Aid’s Counsel and Advocacy Law Line (CALL), a legal aid hotline, is currently hiring part time Staff Attorneys. Our office is located in Southfield, Michigan. The position offers an excellent learning experience with diverse legal subject matters, a unique working environment, rewarding and meaningful work. Staff attorneys will treat clients, co-workers, and others with dignity and respect.

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STAFF ATTORNEY – Warren, MI
Lakeshore Legal Aid

Lakeshore is seeking a dedicated lawyer who will advocate and litigate on behalf of low-income and senior clients. Staff attorneys will be responsible for representing clients in a holistic manner to achieve clients’ goals through advocacy including litigation. In addition to individual client representation, staff attorneys are expected to be active in the community through participation in outreach and community organizations. Staff attorneys will treat clients, co-workers, and others with dignity and respect.

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BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY
Trott Law, P.C.

Trott Law, P.C., a leader in mortgage bankruptcy and default law with offices in Michigan and Minnesota, is looking for a full-time, Michigan licensed, bankruptcy attorney. The ideal candidate will be growth oriented with at least 1-3 years of experience and will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment within a team setting. The position involves a combination of transactional and courtroom work. Candidates should have strong analytical and communication skills.

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ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER – LEVEL 1
Kalamazoo Defender

Kalamazoo Defender’s mission is rooted in the conviction that poverty and various forms of discrimination put our clients on inequitable footing within and beyond our criminal justice system. Our job is to be their zealous defender in the face of these systemic barriers, upholding not just the letter but the spirit of the U.S. Constitution’s Sixth Amendment, whatever the particulars of a given case.

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ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER – LEVEL 3
Kalamazoo Defender

Kalamazoo Defender’s mission is rooted in the conviction that poverty and various forms of discrimination put our clients on inequitable footing within and beyond our criminal justice system. Our job is to be their zealous defender in the face of these systemic barriers, upholding not just the letter but the spirit of the U.S. Constitution’s Sixth Amendment, whatever the particulars of a given case.

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CLIENT NAVIGATOR
Kalamazoo Defender

Client Navigators will be based in the Kalamazoo Defender’s Village program and will serve as the conduits between a client’s legal team—of which the Navigators are a member—and the community of caregivers in the Village, who help clients address collateral issues beyond the criminal case.

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ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan

The Associate Attorney reports to the Supervising Senior Staff Attorney of a department in the Legal Division of the Office of Friend of the Court. Under supervision, the Associate Attorney handles domestic relations matters on a judge’s or specialized dockets. The Associate Attorney is responsible to uphold the Legal Division’s overall objective of ensuring that the office’s procedures and court’s orders are established and enforced according to law and court rules.

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