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Career Opportunities

Welcome to the Legal Aid of the Bluegrass (LABG) employment opportunities page. Here, we will provide you with information about a variety of career options with our organization. Our LABG staff have oportunities to ensure fairness, protect families and change lives through providing legal services for those who need it most in our communities. LABG offers employment for our four locations: Ashland, Covington, Lexington, and Morehead.

    LABG employs in the following categories:
  • Attorneys*
  • Paralegals
  • Secretarial Support
  • Accounting
  • Management

*Attorneys must be licensed to practice in the State of Kentucky or be eligible to pracitce in Kentucky based on licensure in another state. Additional qualifications are listed within each job description.

We encourage student involvement through partnerships with local universities and law schools. We provide placements for students seeking professional experience in all our employment categories. Students must apply for placement with Legal Aid of the Bluegrass in addition to the requirements set through their learning institution.

Legal Aid of the Bluegrass is an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity and encourages professional development. Depending on the position, LABG offers excellent fringe benefits including including law school student loan benefit, state retirement, life insurance, long term disability insurance, health insurance, vacation, holidays and more.

The positions for which we are currently accepting applications are:

Staff attorney-Ashland, KY. A non-profit legal aid program, Legal Aid of the Bluegrass serves 210,000 poor in 33 counties from 4 office locations in Covington (main office), Ashland, Lexington, and Morehead. Practice areas include foreclosure, housing, family law, domestic violence, public benefits, and veteran’s benefits. This position is located in our Ashland, KY office. Requirements include KY Bar membership or eligibility to practice in KY based on licensure in another state required. Excellent fringes including student loan benefit, state retirement and health insurance, long term disability, dental and vision insurance, 3 weeks of vacation to start, 15 days of sick leave and 13 paid holidays annually. Resume, including bar admission date; statement of interest; writing sample to: inboundresumes@LABLaw.org, subject: Staff Attorney-Ashland.

LABG is an equal opportunity employer. The position is open until filled.

Tips for submitting your resume:
  1. ) Submit your resume to resumes@lablaw.org with the job title in the subject line.
  2. ) Include a writing sample and cover letter with your resume.
  3. ) Apply only for those jobs which you qualify.
  4. ) Verify your contact information, patricularly your email and telephone number before you send your resume.