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Staff Attorney - Disability Advocacy Project

Company name

Bronx Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Bronx, NY

Date Last Verified

Nov 16,2017

Posted on

Aug 14,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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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.

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