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Civil Program Attorney

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Frank H. Hiscock Legal Aid Society


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November 16, 2020
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About Hiscock Legal Aid: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA), founded in 1949, is a non-profit agency located in Syracuse, New York and is the primary provider of legal services to low-income individuals in Central New York. HLA promotes the right of every person to equal justice under the law by providing high-quality legal assistance to individuals and families in need. For more information, please visit www.hlalaw.org.

About the Position: HLA seeks an attorney to join our Civil Program to represent low-income adults in a variety of potential practice areas, including housing and tenant’s rights law, unemployment insurance benefit law, and matrimonial law. The specific areas of practice will depend on the interests, skillset, and experience of the hire, as well as the needs of the office. This position presents a unique opportunity to join a collaborative office working to provide high-quality civil legal services to those in need in Onondaga County.

Require Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to public-interest law and to serving low-income persons. Admission or pending admission to New York bar.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to multi-task. Strong written and oral advocacy skills. Diverse economic, social, and/or cultural experiences.

Salary: Depends on experience.

Benefits: Excellent fringe benefits including generous leave, health, dental, and optical insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and a great work environment.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Deputy Executive Director, at hiring@hlalaw.org.

The positions will be open until filled.

Hiscock Legal Aid is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, and communities to apply.


About Hiscock Legal Aid: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA), founded in 1949, is a non-profit agency located in Syracuse, New York and is the primary provider of legal services to low-income individuals in Central New York. HLA promotes the right of every…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required

Benefits

Excellent fringe benefits including generous leave, health, dental, and optical insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and a great work environment. 

Excellent fringe benefits including generous leave, health, dental, and optical insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and a great work environment. 

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

351 South Warren Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Deputy Executive Director, at hiring@hlalaw.org.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Deputy Executive Director, at hiring@hlalaw.org.

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