Pegasus Legal Services for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the rights of New Mexico’s children.

If you are interested in volunteering or providing pro-bono services in support of our mission, please contact us at or 505-244-1101.

Open Positions:

Staff Attorney (Partially Remote)

We are seeking a full-time staff attorney to join our legal team from Jan 2021 – June 2021 with a likely possibility of a permanent position after June. This position will represent children/youth in child law matters, and kin relations seeking guardianship for the children in their care. This position is a hybrid position, meaning that some parts of work can be done remotely.

Must be licensed in New Mexico or eligible for a limited practice license. Must have demonstrated interest in working on behalf of children and youth, excellent interpersonal skills, writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work as part of a team. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Pay for this position begins at $50,000-$55,000 annually depending on experience.

Proof of COVID Vaccination required.

We’re a group of hard-working humans who value a healthy work environment based on open communication, mutual respect, and understanding. We offer employer-paid health insurance, dental insurance, up to 12 weeks paid family and medical leave, life and disability insurance, a 403b retirement plan, and over 30 days of paid time off annually.

Pegasus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under the law. 

Help us reach more children in need of legal services

$10.00 a week
($520 per year)

provides the funds for an attorney to provide full legal representation in an uncontested guardianship case.