Job Details

Americorps Legal Assistant

Company name

Legal Assistance of Western New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 03, 2020

Valid Through

Dec 17, 2020

Posted on

Sep 11, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Rochester, NY, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time


Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Americorps Legal Assistant
The candidate responsibilities will include: Provide screening and intake for low-income persons seeking civil legal assistance; Recruit and support volunteer lawyers, students and community members; Assist staff attorneys in providing legal services to clients; Work with community agencies serving low-income populations to strengthen collaborations; Provide outreach and community education for targeted groups; Participate on relevant staff committees and work groups; Participate in impact cases or projects. Should have 2+ years of college or equivalent experience. Prior experience working with low-income population is preferred.

Additional info

Send a letter of interest, resume and 3 references.

Company info

Lori OBrien
Deputy Director
Legal Assistance of Western New York
80 St. Paul Street,
Suite 640
Rochester, NY 14604

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