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