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Staff Attorney

Company name

Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc.

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Islandia, NY

Posted on

Dec 07,2017
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney The candidate will staff a new project providing a wide variety of legal services, including: public benefits, housing, family law, employment law, debtor/creditor law, and civil post-conviction relief, to low-income clients who have previously been incarcerated. The purpose of the unit is to provide comprehensive services which, working with other relevant service providers and self-advocacy organizations, will assist our clients to re-enter society as equal members, to maintain housing and employment, and to re-establish family ties and responsibilities on a sustainable basis. Duties will include all phases of representation from intake, advice and counsel, and informal advocacy through direct representation and appeal, as well as contact with parole and probation offices when necessary. Should have admission to the New York State Bar. The candidate who have passed the Bar and are awaiting admission will also be considered. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English will be viewed favorably. Closing date: 1/6/2018

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