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Project Director – Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of Western NY, Inc. (LSED) Buffalo, NY

July 22, 2016 11:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (LSED), located in Buffalo, New York seeks an attorney, admitted in New York State with 5+ years experience to be the Project Director for a new Medical/Legal Partnership with the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) to assist patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer. The ideal candidate must possess compassion for the population to be served, as well as a commitment to breast cancer awareness and prevention efforts.

The Project Coordinator will handle cases on-site at ECMC, develop a referral list of probono attorneys, conduct community education events with ECMC physicians and supervise law students. Previous experience with employment issues is helpful. Employees of LSED must have access to a vehicle and be available weekends and evenings, as needed. Step five on our scale pursuant to a Collective Bargaining Agreement is $54,205, with excellent fringe benefits. Resumes accepted until August 1, 2016. Projected start date is September 15, 2016.

Interview preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to access to justice for the disenfranchised.

Buffalo has a low cost of living and many cultural and historical attractions. It is on the Forbes list of Best Places for Businesses and Careers and their number one “Most Affordable City” in American in 2014. Buffalo was the subject of Katie Couric’s “American Rising” series in January of 2016.

TO APPLY: Please send resume’ and cover letter to Jessica Fields, CPA, Esq. jfields@lsed.org. Please include in your cover letter a statement of how you learned about this position.

Legal Services for the Elderly is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, gays, lesbians, bi-sexual and transgender people are strongly encouraged to apply.



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