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Staff Attorney – Veterans/General Practice Temporary (1 Year) - Goshen or Spring Valley, NY

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Position Description

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening based in our Goshen or Spring Valley office for a full-time, temporary (one year) staff attorney who will serve veterans and military families in our Veterans and Military Families Project. Practice areas include but are not limited to family law, veterans’ benefits, public benefits and housing, and will cover multiple counties including Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties.

Duties of the Position: individual case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers. The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities. Some evening work which includes appearances at night court housing matters may occur in specific justice courts. 

Qualifications

  • Member in good standing of the New York State Bar;
  • One or more years of legal experience, including litigation and handling high volume caseload;
  • Excellent people skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to handle high stress situations;
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders;


Preferred

  • Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program

Position Description

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening based in our Goshen or Spring Valley office for a full-time, temporary (one year) staff attorney who will serve veterans and military families in our…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    July 12, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 5, 2021
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$63,000 - $101,000Depended on Experience

Benefits

Salary: DOE, union scale, with excellent benefits.

Salary: DOE, union scale, with excellent benefits.

Location

On-site
60 Erie St, Goshen, NY 10924, USA
Suite 201

How to Apply

Please apply at our career center and include cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references:

Staff Attorney – Veterans/ General Practice, Goshen or Spring Valley, NY Temporary (1 Year) - LSHV

Please apply at our career center and include cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references:

Staff Attorney – Veterans/ General Practice, Goshen or Spring Valley, NY…

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