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Posted by: Sandra Fudala - 12/12/2018
Job Expires: 1/16/2019
Contract Attorney

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 Courts.  

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 plus.  

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. 

Applicants should submit writing sample and three references to:  Sandra Fudala, Office Manager, Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc., 237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New York 14203, sfudala@nls.org.

 
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