Staff Attorney

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Job location
221 South Warren Street, Suite 310
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) seeks a staff attorney to perform Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) services throughout the geographic area served by LASMNY as needed. The position will be in the Syracuse office and it is anticipated that some travel will be required.

Requirements: 

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

Qualifications: Prior experience preferred but not necessary.

To apply: 

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

Dan Altwarg, Senior Managing Attorney
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.
221 South Warren Street, Suite 310
Syracuse, NY 13202
E-mail: [email protected]

Notes: 
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.
Salary range: 
Negotiable
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Expiration date: 
Monday, June 5, 2017