Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. (NLS), a major free civil
legal services provider in Western New York, seeks applicants for a 6-12 month
temporary, full-time, attorney position in the Buffalo, New York office. This attorney will represent clients who are
also receiving services from the Family Justice Center, concerning intimate
partner violence. The attorney will
interview clients, develop evidence, and represent them in Supreme and Family
Candidates with one to three years' experience involving low-income and/or victimized individuals preferred. Must have excellent written and oral
communication skills, empathy for clients, and capacity to analyze facts and
law. Spanish-speaking/writing ability a
Salary is dependent upon experience;
NLS offers excellent benefits.
NLS 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 job-seekers are all welcome and
encouraged to apply.
submit writing sample and three references to:
Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237
Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, firstname.lastname@example.org.