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Join AppalReD Legal Aid and make a difference in the lives of thousands of low-income individuals and communities throughout eastern Kentucky. AppalReD employees are dedicated, passionate people, coming together to help our clients protect their families, homes, health, and livelihoods. AppalReD Legal Aid offers a variety of employment opportunities for attorneys, paralegals, legal support and administration staff as well as those seeking fellowships. We have offices in Barbourville, Hazard, Richmond, Pikeville, Prestonsburg, and Somerset.


Staff Attorney - UPDATE: This position will be based out of the Hazard office two days a week and may be based out of any AppalReD office the remaining days of the week. AppalReD Legal Aid has an opening in its Hazard Office for a staff attorney focusing on providing civil legal help to victims of the catastrophic July 2022 flood in eastern Kentucky. Come work with great people who work hard to better the lives of low-income and vulnerable individuals in our communities. AppalReD Legal Aid’s team of nearly 60 staff and attorneys across six offices provide legal help to over 10,000 people across 37 counties yearly.  READ MORE





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Life at AppalReD Legal Aid

If you are attracted to a mission driven organization committed to providing holistic civil legal assistance for low-income people, AppalReD Legal Aid is the place for you! You'll be surrounded by people who work to make a difference every day, who are ready to support, mentor, and collaborate with you.


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AppalReD Legal Aid is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or veteran status in the provision of services.

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