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Staff Attorney- Olean, Ny

Company name

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 46500

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Olean, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 09,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Staff Attorney Duties: Emphasizing tenant advocacy, eviction defense, public benefits and family law to low income clients needing representation in County. Additional duties include participation in community organizations and activities that address the needs of low-income housing consumers. Focuses on meeting the legal needs of individual clients, as well as addressing systemic problems that create barriers for clients living in poverty.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Must be admitted to the New York State Bar. A practice order may be obtained for up to 18 months for law school graduates or attorneys admitted to practice in another state. Should have a commitment to working with low-income clients, have excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Deadline: February 16, 2018

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Assistance of Western New York
103 South Barry Street
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-373-4701