STAFF ATTORNEY - DISABILITY ADVOCACY
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. This position will be held out of the Binghamton, NY 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 attorney satisfy grant and office reporting requirements. The 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.To Apply: Please send a resume, writing sample, and three references to:
Betsy Krupar, Managing Attorney
Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York, Inc.