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: 

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. 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