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Fellowship Opportunity General

Company name

Disability Rights New York(DRNY)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

Location

Albany, NY
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Fellowship Opportunity - General The fellowship provides the opportunity to join a statewide organization that works on systemic reform within NYS especially at the federal courts level. Analyze new and existing cases, as well as other matters, to determine if they present systemic issues which may be appropriate for firm's to address, and, with the Program Director, formulate strategies for their prevention, reduction or elimination. Act in accordance with identified Priorities and Goals of the Program. Consult with professionals such as attorneys, physicians, psychologists, therapists, educators, and others to identify options and barriers for individuals and groups. Maintain accurate, confidential files. Maintain accurate time records and client records, including accurate use of the client tracking database for firm's to meet its programmatic and fiscal responsibilities. Perform related tasks consistent with skills, abilities, and general responsibilities as required to support firm's, and other duties as assigned. Travel throughout New York State and outside of New York State as necessary to perform assigned job tasks. should have JD or law degree from an accredited law school or recent law school graduate sitting for the next available NY Bar exam. Ability to work efficiently, independently and collaboratively as part of a team is required. Excellent communication skills needed. Relationship building skills required. Strong organizational skills required. Strong problem solving skills required. Public interest, civil rights, or disability law experience is preferred. Experience working with diverse populations is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
Disability Rights New York(DRNY)
25 Broadway
Suite 450
Albany, NY 12207

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