* Minimum two years of experience as a litigator and/or experience working with a population impacted by chronic or critical illness
* Experience in housing litigation desirable, but not required
* Knowledge of family, public, and government benefits law desirable, but not required
* Excellent written and oral advocacy skills
* Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team and manage a high volume of cases
* Demonstrated commitment and experience in public interest law and civil legal services
* Ability to coordinate and collaborate successfully with other groups and organizations
* Excellent organizational skills
* Proficiency in languages other than English is desirable, but not required
* Admitted to NYS bar
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis so applicants are encouraged to apply early.
Only PDF documents will be accepted. If your document is not a PDF your application will not be processed. Applications submitted without all the required materials will not be processed.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
The leadership of The Legal Aid Society is committed to a work culture of zealous advocacy, respect, diversity and inclusion, client-oriented defense, access to justice and excellent representation. We are dedicated to building a strong professional relationship with each of our clients, to understanding their diverse circumstances, and to meeting their needs. Our ability to achieve these goals depends on the efforts of all of us.
The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer -- Women, People of Color, Gays and Lesbians, Transgender People, Veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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