The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY is seeking a qualified
attorney to lead the
agency's Civil Division. The Civil Division currently consists of four
programs: Family Law, Housing and
Consumer Law, Immigration and Education Law. Legal experience in one of these
areas, or generally in civil legal services is a plus but not a requirement.
The Civil Division
constitutes over half of the LASROC 6 million dollar budget. The Division
Director is a member of the Management Team consisting of the CEO, CFO and
Director of the Juvenile Rights Division. As such the Division Director collaborates
in the day to day management of LASROC, provides oversight and supervision of
the Civil Division Programs, Program Directors and staff.
This is an
opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated attorney to participate in the
implementation of civil legal services for the most vulnerable in our community.
LASROC is an agency that has provided civil legal services since its
incorporation in 1921. It one of the largest providers locally and has a stable
base with multiple opportunities for growth as we strive to meet our goal of
providing justice for all.
Admitted to practice law in New York
State and currently registered with the office
of Court Administration (OCA).
A minimum of ten years' experience
as an attorney in the Civil Legal Services arena or the equivalent.
A minimum of five years supervisory experience or the equivalent.
Demonstrated high level of initiative and independence.
Capability and skill with the use of
technology including online reporting, case management and legal research.
Demonstrated ability to motivate and
Demonstrated superior writing skills.
Litigation experience and ability.
Experience providing training and
Demonstrated empathy and
consideration for clients and staff.
Ability to function as an effective
Must have own transportation.
Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with
experience and based on the organization's salary scale. A qualified candidate
could start at $80,000. LASROC offers a generous benefits package, including
health insurance, pension and life insurance, vacation, holiday, personal and
sick time. We are an organization that supports and encourages a work/life
send the following information to be considered:
- Cover Letter
- Professional References
Send the following information
Human Resources, The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY, 1
West Main Street, Suite 800 Rochester, N.Y., 14614.
LASROC is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and desires a diverse work force.
People of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons who are elderly,
gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply