Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening in our Kingston
office for a full-time, general practice staff attorney who will serve
low-income individuals and families living in Ulster County.
Duties of the Position: intakes and individual
case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate
practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members,
advocates and service providers. The person hired will also be expected
to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the
highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff
and access to justice communities.
- Member in good standing of the
New York State Bar; willingness to be admitted to the Federal Bar
- One or more years of legal
experience, including litigation or administrative hearings;
- Understanding of the nature
and challenges of working with persons with disabilities;
- Excellent people skills;
- Excellent written and verbal
- Ability to work effectively
with a diverse group of stakeholders;
- Legal Drivers' license
- English/Spanish bilingual
- Demonstrated commitment to
serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar
union scale, with excellent benefits.
apply at our career center and include cover letter, resume, writing sample and
three references, by following this link:
Attorney- General Practice - Kingston, NY - Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is proud to be an
equal opportunity employer that celebrates our employees' differences. Applicants of diverse race, color, religion,
gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability
and veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply. Our differences make us better.