LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF MID-NEW YORK, INC. (LASMNY)
The Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc. (LASMNY) seeks a staff attorney to perform Disability Advocacy Program (DAP) services throughout the geographic area served by LASMNY as needed. There are two (2) positions available, at least one of which will be located in our Syracuse office. It is anticipated that some travel will be required.
LASMNY's program area covers thirteen counties: Broome, Chenango, Cayuga, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego and Otsego. In addition, LASMNY operates a statewide Farmworker Law Project from its New Paltz office.
Job Responsibilities: The staff attorney will represent clients in administrative proceedings and hearings before Administrative Law Judges to obtain SSD/SSI benefits. The staff attorney will also provide comprehensive legal services including advice, negotiation and administrative advocacy and will carry a substantial caseload. The position also requires that the staff attorney satisfy grant and office reporting requirements. The staff attorney will work under the supervision of a managing attorney.
Qualifications: Prior experience preferred but not necessary.
Salary and Benefits: Salary depending on experience. Excellent fringe benefits.
LASMNY seeks to be a well balanced multi-cultural organization. People of color, LGBTQ, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer.
Deadline: When filled.
To Apply: Please send a resume, writing sample, and three references to:
Dan Altwarg, Senior Managing Attorney
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.
221 South Warren Street, Suite 310
Syracuse, New York 13202