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Litigation - General Attorney in Bronx, NY

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Company name

Bronx Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

USA Bronx, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2018

Posted on

Aug 14,2017

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Staff Attorney - Disability Advocacy Project The candidate will be responsible for advocacy, litigation, and community outreach. Will appear in administrative proceedings before the Social Security Administration or in federal court. Will investigate and develop disability claims, evaluate the merits of claims, prepare clients to testify at hearings, advocate at hearings including direct examination of clients and cross examination of experts, and prepare written arguments and memoranda of law. J.D. degree required. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law, excellent legal research and writing skills, and strong verbal communications skills. Applicants should be able to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and be able to conduct outreach events in low-income neighborhoods. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred.

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Job #56_2017. Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and 3 references.

Company info

Sylvia Figueroa
Bronx Legal Services
579 Courtlandt Avenue,
New York City, NY 10451