Staff Attorney or Paralegal

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Job location
221 S. Warren St.
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York Inc.
Street address: 
268 Genesee Street
City: 
Utica
State: 
New York
ZIP: 
13502
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY) is hiring two positions to perform Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) services throughout the geographic area served by LASMNY as needed. Applicants may be attorneys licensed in the State of New York or paralegals. This positions can be located in our Utica, Syracuse or Binghamton office, it is anticipated that some travel will be required.

Job Responsibilities: The staff attorney or paralegal will represent clients in administrative proceedings and hearings before Administrative Law Judges to obtain SSD/SSI benefits. The staff attorney or paralegal will also provide comprehensive legal services including advice, negotiation and administrative advocacy and will carry a full caseload. The position also requires that the staff attorney or paralegal satisfy grant and office reporting requirements. The staff attorney or paralegal will work under the supervision of a managing attorney.

Salary depending on experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

LASMNY seeks to be a well-balanced multi-cultural organization. People of color, LBGTQ, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.

Requirements: 

Qualifications: Prior experience preferred but not necessary.

To apply: 

Please send a resume, writing sample, and three references to:
Paul Lupia, Executive Director
[email protected]

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Submission deadline: 
Monday, February 12, 2018
Expiration date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018