The Center for Elder Law & Justice (CELJ) and become part of an energetic
team of advocates that provides a wide-range of legal services.
are looking to fill an Attorney position to work in our in our Elder Abuse Unit out of our Dunkirk location. The ideal candidate will
have a legal services background with a strong compassion for public service
assertive, compassionate, demonstrate good judgement, be highly organized,
detail-oriented and able to communicate effectively and work efficiently.
We are a 53 person nonprofit law office with
three offices located throughout Western New York. It is our mission to use the
legal system to help our clients live independently and with dignity.
Admitted to practice in NYS
1-3 years of practice experience, preferred
Experience with elder abuse or other sensitive client base, very helpful
Trauma informed care experience, preferred
Legal services background, or knowledge of general civil legal work
Strong professional, verbal and written communication skills
Comfortable working in a fast paced environment, with a high caseload
Ability to work efficiently and accurately while exhibiting patience and diplomacy
Potential travel, required
CELJ offers a competitive benefits and compensation package, including:
Generous vacation and sick time
Thirteen holidays a year, plus two half-day holidays
Summer hours between Memorial Day and Labor Day
Payment of license fees and association dues
Encouragement of professional development
Send cover letter and resume to Rachel Haseley,
HR Manager Rhaseley@elderjusticeny.org No phone calls please.
CELJ is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and welcomes all to apply, including veterans and individuals with
disabilities. Employer recruits without regard to sex, race, sexual
orientation, or gender identity, and any such candidates are strongly
encouraged to apply