Legal Services, the largest provider of civil legal services in Western New
York, seeks an analytical, dynamic and self-directed individual for a staff
attorney position in the area of public benefits law. Neighborhood
Legal Services is seeking to hire a team player with excellent analytical and
The staff attorney will be responsible for providing direct legal
services to people with low incomes and will be required to learn extensive
regulatory material which govern the public assistance, SNAP, and Medicaid
programs in NYS. The staff attorney will aggressively advocate for
clients before governmental agencies at
administrative fair hearings as well as in state and federal court.
Admission to the NYS bar, a demonstrated
commitment to providing high quality legal assistance to under-served
populations with diverse backgrounds. Excellent analytical, legal writing, and
advocacy skills required. Experience with public benefits and/or consumer law preferred.
Salary: DOE. Neighborhood
Legal Services is a unionized program and has an excellent benefit package
including health, dental, life, and long term disability.
NLS is committed to
building a culturally diverse team; minorities, women, persons with
disabilities, and gay, lesbian, and transgender job seekers all are welcome and
encouraged to apply.
send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three professional references
Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.,
237 Main Street, Suite 400, Buffalo, New