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NMLA Managing Attorney position available in Albuquerque


New Mexico Legal Aid is seeking a Managing Attorney for our main office in Albuquerque. The position will help lead NMLA’s advocacy efforts throughout central New Mexico.


The Managing Attorney will supervise and mentor attorneys, paralegals and other staff and volunteers; handle administrative duties; and handle cases as sole counsel or co-counsel for low-income individuals and families in a wide variety of poverty law areas including family law, housing, public benefits, and consumer issues. The Managing Attorney will be active in local bar and community activities. The work will include participating in community education and outreach to eligible clients; and recruitment of and collaboration with pro bono attorneys.


The NMLA office in Albuquerque handles a wide range of creative, challenging and complex work. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who are passionate and strongly committed to helping NMLA better serve our client communities, including development of effective team strategies to handle complex advocacy and extended representation cases.


Requirements: Minimum five years as a licensed attorney; prior experience in administrative and supervisory roles preferred. Must be willing to travel. Must be able to effectively use computer technology and remote communications systems, including shared on-line workspaces and web meeting and videoconferencing software, to effectively supervise and co-counsel with staff located in multiple offices. Candidates also must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, manage a caseload and build collaborative relationships within the staff and the community. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus.


Send a current resume, three references, and a letter of interest explaining what you would like to accomplish if you are selected for this position to:


Salary: DOE, NMLA is an EEO Employer. Application Deadline: May 21st, 2018.



Request For Proposals: Communications Services

April 16, 2018

Deadline for Response: 4 p.m. MDT, May 11, 2018

New Mexico Legal Aid, Inc. (NMLA) is a New Mexico non-profit corporation established for the 
purpose of providing civil legal services to low income individuals. See our web site at for more information about our program and services.

Description of Services Requested

NMLA requests interested marketing/communications professionals or firms to submit a proposal for 
improvements to NMLA’s communications strategies and activities to increase statewide public 
understanding of and support for civil legal aid.  The proposal should outline the scope of the 
work, offering sufficient details to distinguish key components of the plan. Total cost should not 
exceed $19,000 (inclusive of gross receipts tax). The initial contract term should not exceed 
December 31, 2018. Future extension of the contract term may be possible, depending on availability 
of funding.

The contractor will work closely with NMLA staff and volunteers to accomplish improvement of print 
materials, social media, videos and website; and to heighten NMLA’s presence in public media 
intended to improve outreach to the legal community and
community leaders.

Deadline for Response

Please respond by 4 p.m. MDT on May 11, 2018

Proposals should be sent via email to:


                         Janice Kauer, Development Director

                         New Mexico Legal Aid Inc.



                         Inquiries regarding this RFP may be directed to Ms. Kauer:

                         Director Line: (505) 768-6124



To view the complete RFP please Click Here

Posted: April 17, 2018