Staff Attorney

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Job location
268 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
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: 

The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY) has a staff attorney position in Utica, New York, for its Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) grant. LASMNY is seeking an attorney admitted to practice in New York State. The staff attorney will be responsible for providing a full range of legal representation and counseling to individuals facing domestic violence and matrimonial matters.

Requirements: 

The following factors, among others, are considered as qualifications for the positions: academic training and performance; the nature and extent of prior legal experience; knowledge and understanding of the legal problems and needs of the poor; prior working experience in the client community or in other programs to aid the poor; ability to communicate with persons in the client community, and cultural similarity with the client community.

Salary depending on experience. Excellent fringe benefits.

To apply: 

Please send a resume, writing sample, and three references to:

Kim Devins, Payroll/Human Resource Administrator
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc
268 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
E-mail: [email protected]

Notes: 
LASMNY seeks to be a well balanced multi-cultural organization. People of color, LBGTQ, and differently-abled individuals are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.
Salary range: 
Negotiable
Submission deadline: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Expiration date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016