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Litigation - General Attorney / Public Interest Law Attorney in Worcester, MA

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Company name

Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General
Public Interest Law

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Worcester, MA

Date Last Verified

Sep 07,2017

Posted on

Jul 06,2017

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Staff Attorney: Public Benefits Duties: Work out of its Worcester office assisting clients with cases involving public benefits issues, including TAFDC, EAEDC, SNAP (food stamps), MassHealth, Emergency Assistance shelter, and veterans’ benefits. Part of the attorney’s time will be dedicated to working in CWJC’s Food Security Project, which is designed to ensure that SNAP applicants and recipients obtain and maintain their benefits. Will engage in community outreach and education, will participate in regional and statewide coalitions involved with SNAP-related advocacy, and will participate in regular team meetings with the County Food Bank. will handle cases at the administrative agency level and in court.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Admission to Mass. Bar or entitlement to practice under a Mass. practice rule required. Fluency in a second language, especially Spanish, strongly preferred. Experience advocating for low-income clients seeking public benefits and/or other administrative agency advocacy experience strongly preferred. Experience working with community partners preferred.

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Eileen Messier
HR Officer
Community Legal Aid Services, Inc.
405 Main Street, 4th Floor
Worcester, MA 01608