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Staff Attorney - Family Law Unit

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Rochester, NY, United States

Staff Attorney - Family Law Unit

Attorney

Full-time

No

Organization

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY

H1: Join Our Team as a Staff Attorney in the Family Law Unit in Rochester, New York
H2: Dedicated to Providing High-Quality Legal Services to Low and Moderate-Income Litigants

Summary:

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a highly motivated and organized Staff Attorney to join our Family Law Unit. Our organization has been dedicated to ensuring dignity, equality, and fairness for over 100 years and has recently been recognized with the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorney’s 2022 Family Friendly Award. As a Staff Attorney, you will have the opportunity to provide legal representation to low and middle-income litigants in Family Court & Supreme Court in matrimonial cases and other family matters. Our team is committed to our mission of providing high-quality civil legal services to those in need.

Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Juris Doctor and be admitted to the NYS Bar. Candidates who have received their JD and qualify for a judicial practice order are also encouraged to apply. Other qualifications include:

- High level of initiative, self-motivation, and organization
- Excellent legal research and writing skills
- Strong negotiating ability
- Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately
- Respectful and empathetic consideration for clients
- Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and community partners
- Access to reliable transportation

Responsibilities:

- Provide legal representation to low and middle-income litigants in Family Court & Supreme Court in matrimonial cases and other family matters
- Conduct legal research and writing
- Negotiate on behalf of clients
- Articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately
- Collaborate with colleagues and community partners
- Attend trainings and professional development opportunities

Benefits:

- Hybrid work schedule
- Paid lunch hour
- Employer contributions toward health and dental insurance plans
- Generous vacation, sick leave, and personal time
- Paid holidays
- Internet stipend
- 401(k) or Roth 401(k) plan with employer match
- Language differential for proficiency in a program-relevant language
- Professional development opportunities
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and respected.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references through our online application portal. Candidates who are bilingual and have experience in family law are encouraged to apply. We are proud to be a Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer and offer a competitive salary range of $70,000 to $82,000 based on experience. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team at The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY.

this policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. apply for this position
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600
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Full-time

Legal

Jun 03, 2024

Feb 19, 2024

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Organization

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY

H1: Join Our Team as a Staff Attorney in the Family Law Unit in Rochester, New York
H2: Dedicated to Providing High-Quality Legal Services to Low and Moderate-Income Litigants

Summary:

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a highly motivated and organized Staff Attorney to join our Family Law Unit. Our organization has been dedicated to ensuring dignity, equality, and fairness for over 100 years and has recently been recognized with the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorney’s 2022 Family Friendly Award. As a Staff Attorney, you will have the opportunity to provide legal representation to low and middle-income litigants in Family Court & Supreme Court in matrimonial cases and other family matters. Our team is committed to our mission of providing high-quality civil legal services to those in need.

Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Juris Doctor and be admitted to the NYS Bar. Candidates who have received their JD and qualify for a judicial practice order are also encouraged to apply. Other qualifications include:

- High level of initiative, self-motivation, and organization
- Excellent legal research and writing skills
- Strong negotiating ability
- Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately
- Respectful and empathetic consideration for clients
- Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and community partners
- Access to reliable transportation

Responsibilities:

- Provide legal representation to low and middle-income litigants in Family Court & Supreme Court in matrimonial cases and other family matters
- Conduct legal research and writing
- Negotiate on behalf of clients
- Articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately
- Collaborate with colleagues and community partners
- Attend trainings and professional development opportunities

Benefits:

- Hybrid work schedule
- Paid lunch hour
- Employer contributions toward health and dental insurance plans
- Generous vacation, sick leave, and personal time
- Paid holidays
- Internet stipend
- 401(k) or Roth 401(k) plan with employer match
- Language differential for proficiency in a program-relevant language
- Professional development opportunities
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and respected.

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references through our online application portal. Candidates who are bilingual and have experience in family law are encouraged to apply. We are proud to be a Public Service Loan Forgiveness qualifying employer and offer a competitive salary range of $70,000 to $82,000 based on experience. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team at The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY.

Salary
USD 600 Annually

Additional info

this policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. apply for this position
first name
last name
email
phone
address
city
state
zip
country
cover letter
no file selected
resume
no file selected
date available
desired pay
website, blog, or portfolio
linkedin profile url
who referred you for this position?
are you an american citizen, lawful permanent resident of the united states, temporary resident, refugee, or asylee? if no, please answer the next two questions. what are your gender pronouns?
are you admitted to the new york state bar?
yes
no
if yes, what year were you admitted?
are you admitted to the bar in another state?
yes
no
if yes, where and what year were you admitted?
please list three references with name, relationship and contact information

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