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Posted by: Kim Devins - 10/4/2017
Job Expires: 11/4/2017
Staff Attorney or Paralegal

Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY) seeks a staff attorney or paralegal to perform Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) services throughout the geographic area served by LASMNY as needed. This position can be out in the Utica, Syracuse or Binghamton office, it is anticipated that some travel will be required.

Job Responsibilities: The staff attorney or paralegal will represent clients in administrative proceedings and hearings before Administrative Law Judges to obtain SSD/SSI benefits. The staff attorney or paralegal 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 or paralegal satisfy grant and office reporting requirements. The staff attorney or paralegal will work under the supervision of a managing attorney.

Qualifications: Prior experience preferred but not necessary.

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.

 

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

Dan Altwarg, Senior Managing Attorney

Jobs@lasmny.org

 
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