Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



USD 46500

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Geneva, NY

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff Attorney Candidate will work primarily on assigned counsel matters pending in County Family Court. These cases include: custody/visitation, protective orders, child support violations, and child abuse/neglect matters.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Law school graduates who have taken the first available New York State Bar examination following completion of law school may qualify for a practice order pending admission to the New York State Bar pursuant to the LawNY practice order. Attorneys admitted in another jurisdiction may qualify for a practice order for up to 18 months pursuant to court rule. 5 years of experience. Should have relevant legal experience and a demonstrated commitment to working with low-income families and individuals, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in Spanish is an advantage.
Deadline: June 1, 2018

Additional info

Send a cover letter describing qualifications, resume, and the names of 3 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Assistance of Western New York
One Franklin Square
P.O. Box 487
Geneva, NY 14456