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Staff Attorney

Company name

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committe, Inc .

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2019

Posted on

May 21,2019

Location

Hempstead, NY, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation
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STAFF ATTORNEY:          For assignment to the Welfare Unit, which provides legal advice and representation in matters related to Public Assistance, Medicaid and Food Stamps.  In addition, the position will include responsibilities of a telephone hotline and legal education program designed to provide technical assistance to clients so that they can handle their own legal problems.

DUTIES:        Representation of eligible clients in administrative hearings and before the courts.  Provide advice and advocacy services via telephone.  Provide community education through clinics, workshops and trainings to clients and lay advocates.  The staff attorney will be required to maintain case records in the office's computerized case management system.

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services is a non-profit organization providing free legal services to low-income and moderate income households.

START DATE: IMMEDIATELY

SALARY:   $52,458 DOE

Requirements: Admission to New York State Bar. Applicants who have passed the Bar Examination and are pending admission will also be considered. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English preferred.  Applicants who have taken the exam and are waiting to hear the results may be considered.  Demonstrated commitment to goals and clients of the legal services program.                                 

Persons interested should submit resumes by email or mail to: DOUGLAS RUFF, DIRECTOR OF LITIGATION, NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC., One Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor, Hempstead, New York 11550.

Company info

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committe, Inc .

Company Profile

Nassau Suffolk Law Services Committee Inc. is a non profit, community based poverty law program that provides legal assistance in civil (non criminal) matters to low income, disabled and disadvantaged persons throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island, New York.

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