Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 29,2018

Posted on

Jul 28,2018

Salary

USD 46500 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Elmira, NY
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Attorney Candidate will be emphasizing Housing and Benefits, but including the full range of general practice matters handled by the program at the Administrative, Trial Court and Appellate levels. Duties may include representation of eligible clients in various civil matters including: Landlord/Tenant, Public Housing, Real Property/Foreclosure, Public Benefits, Medicaid/Health Care and other matters within program priorities. Substantial involvement with the Courts, administrative tribunals and the private bar is expected.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: should be attorneys or law school graduates with relevant legal experience, a demonstrated commitment to working with low-income people and excellent oral and written communication skills. 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 a court rule. Experience with the courts and agencies in Schuyler and Chemung Counties is an advantage but not a requirement.
Deadline: August 31, 2018.

Additional info

Send: (1) a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications, (2) resume, (3) writing sample, and (4) the names and contact information for 3 references.

Company info

Thomas Dubel
Managing Attorney
Legal Assistance of Western New York
215 East Church Street
Suite 301
Elmira, NY 14901