STAFF ATTORNEY: For assignment to the Welfare Unit, which provides
legal advice and representation in matters related to Public Assistance,
Medicaid and Food Stamps. In addition,
the position will include responsibilities of a telephone hotline and legal
education program designed to provide technical assistance to clients so that
they can handle their own legal problems.
DUTIES: Representation of eligible clients in
administrative hearings and before the courts.
Provide advice and advocacy services via telephone. Provide community education through clinics,
workshops and trainings to clients and lay advocates. The staff attorney will be required to
maintain case records in the office's computerized case management system.
Nassau/Suffolk Law Services is a non-profit
organization providing free legal services to low-income and moderate income
SALARY: $52,458 DOE
Requirements: Admission to New York State Bar. Applicants who have
passed the Bar Examination and are pending admission will also be considered.
Bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English preferred. Applicants who have taken the exam and are
waiting to hear the results may be considered.
Demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of the legal services
Persons interested should submit resumes to:
RUFF, DIRECTOR OF LITIGATION
LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
Keller Way, 5th Floor
New York 11550
NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC. IS AN
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
PERSONS OF COLOR AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND LGBTQ ARE
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.