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Attorney – Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. Buffalo, NY

September 12, 2016 5:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Deadline: September 30, 2016

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled, or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (LSED), a nonprofit law firm located in Buffalo, New York seeks an attorney with 0-2 years of experience.  The attorney will handle cases involving landlord/ tenant disputes, evictions, housing code violations, powers of attorney and health care proxies. 

QUALIFICATIONS

We will consider recent graduates, but the candidate must pass the July 2016 bar exam.  Employees of LSED must have access to a vehicle and be available weekends and evenings, as needed.   A step one attorney on our scale starts at $51,381 and we have a generous benefits package, which includes health insurance (with cost sharing).

Resume’s accepted until September 30, 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 regarding how you learned of 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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