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
New York
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY) has two staff attorney positions available in Utica, New York, and Binghamton, New York, for its Interest on Lawyer Account (IOLA) Bank Settlement Foreclosure Grant. LASMNY is seeking two staff attorneys admitted to practice in New York State. The staff attorneys will be responsible for providing a full range of legal representation and counseling to individuals facing foreclosure of their home and to tenants facing homelessness as a result of a foreclosure.


The following factors, among others, are considered as qualifications for the position: 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]

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: 
Submission deadline: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016