The Mental Health Association of Erie County is hiring an attorney to join its Legal Services and Advocacy staff. Attorneys at the MHA have individual caseloads, representing clients in a variety of areas including, Social Security Disability/Supplemental Security Income, Housing, Family, Matrimonial, Consumer, among others.
- Juris Doctor Degree
- Be a member in good standing of the New York State Bar or be eligible to become a member within a reasonable time after beginning employment, and maintain such standing throughout employment with the MHA
-Excellent oral and written communications skills
-Ability to deal with mental health consumers and the general public in a respectful manner
-A thorough knowledge of legal research
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org