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Posted by: Sandra Fudala - 9/14/2018
Job Expires: 10/14/2018

Neighborhood Legal Services Inc., the largest provider of civil legal services in Western New York, seeks applicants for up to a 6 month temporary paralegal position in Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York. Full-time, work with persons denied SSI or Social Security disability benefits. Interview clients, review Social Security files, develop evidence, and represent clients at administrative hearings.  Previous advocacy experience involving poor and/or disabled individuals preferred, but training will be provided.  Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, empathy for clients, and capacity to analyze cases using complex regulations.  Spanish speaking/writing ability a plus.   

Salary depending on experience, excellent benefits. Please forward writing sample and three references with resume. Neighborhood Legal Services is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. NLS is committed to building a culturally diverse team; minorities, veterans, women, persons with disabilities, and gay, lesbian, and transgender jobseekers all are welcome and encouraged to apply. 

Please send resume and references to (no phone calls please): Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203,

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