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Posted by: Margaret Wood - 4/11/2019
Job Expires: 4/26/2019
Staff Attorney - Warren County Family Court Conflict Defender - Saratoga Springs, NY

 

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK

STAFF ATTORNEY - WARREN COUNTY FAMILY COURT CONFLICT DEFENDER

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY OFFICE

 

Staff Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York in Saratoga Springs, New York.

 

Responsibilities: The attorney will be responsible for representation of low income Family Court litigants in Warren County as Conflict Public Defender for Family Court. Cases will include orders of protection; custody, visitation, and abuse and neglect proceedings. Responsible for implementation, recordkeeping and reporting for Warren County contract.

 

Qualifications: At least 2 to 7 years prior legal experience or equivalent. Admitted to New York State Bar. Demonstrated commitment to public interest law and providing high quality legal services to clients in civil matters. Must be able to communicate effectively and work independently and efficiently. Must have a car and valid New York driver's license. Good computer skills. Prior experience in Family Court is required. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

 

Program Profile: The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York is a publicly funded law firm which provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals.

 

Salary:   $46,307 to $59,700 DOE, Excellent fringe benefits, including limited loan repayment assistance for qualified applicants.

 

Application Deadline:  Wednesday, April 24, 2019 COB

 

Any applications that do not have a cover letter, resume and writing sample will not be considered.

 

To apply, please go to www.lasnny.org OR

 

     1) Complete the Application linked here, or the mobile-friendly application linked here

     2) Complete the Demographic Survey linked here

 

We are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, the elderly, LGBTQ persons, Protected Veterans and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 
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