Staff Attorneys - Domestic Violence & Immigration for our White Plains, Peekskill, Poughkeepsie and Monticello NY offices

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Minimum: $60,300
Maximum: $100,000

Published

08/22/2018

Address

White Plains Peekskill Poughkeepsie Monticello
NY
United States

Description

Job Description Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has immediate openings in our White Plains, Peekskill, Poughkeepsie, and Monticello, New York, offices for full time Staff Attorneys to work with victims of domestic violence and on immigration and matrimonial matters. The attorney will serve survivors of domestic violence in family offense, custody, child support, spousal support, paternity and related matters in the respective Family Courts in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, and Sullivan Counties. The Poughkeepsie position will be located on a partner agency’s premises. Duties of the Position: Individual client representation, litigation in state and federal courts as well as administrative hearings and appellate practice. The person hired will be expected to handle a high-volume case load in an often fast passed and demanding environment. Participation in community legal education and outreach activities directed at community members, advocates and service providers. Additionally, 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. Requirements

• Member in good standing of the New York State Bar;

• One or more years of legal experience, preferably in Family Law and/or immigration, 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; and

• Valid driver’s license and own transportation

Preferred

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

• English/Spanish bi-lingual

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 403(b), Pension Plan

Level of Language Proficiency

English


Preferred: English/Spanish Bilingual

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

barnold@lshv.org
http://www.lshv.org

Please apply through this link and include cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references. You will be asked to indicate which location(s) you are interested in.


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