Employment Opportunities

We provide free legal services to people with low-income and people with disabilities, since 1965. Our staff is dedicated to representing the poor and fight poverty through consistent high quality legal work.

 

Staff Paralegals

NLS seeks to hire three (3) Paralegals for our Housing, Family Law and Disability units.  Paralegals are generally responsible for supporting attorneys, counsel and advice, case management, intake, and community education. Must be able to apply laws to facts of presenting cases, aggressively advocate for clients before governmental agencies and represent clients at administrative hearings.  READ MORE

 

Housing Unit Staff Attorney – Niagara Falls

Maintains a caseload relating housing law and landlord/tenant law including evictions, unsafe housing conditions, public and subsidized housing related issues, and housing discrimination. Handles all aspects of legal representation including client contact, pleading preparation, research, file maintenance, working with support staff, and hearing and trial work. Implements grant and contract requirements through casework and fosters pro bono involvement with the private bar.  READ MORE

 

Housing Unit Staff Attorney – Buffalo

Maintains a caseload relating housing law and landlord/tenant law including evictions, unsafe housing conditions, public and subsidized housing related issues, and housing discrimination. Handles all aspects of legal representation including client contact, pleading preparation, research, file maintenance, working with support staff, and hearing and trial work. Implements grant and contract requirements through casework and fosters pro bono involvement with the private bar.  READ MORE

 

Public Benefits Staff Attorney – Buffalo

Use your Law Degree to help people and change systems.  Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), the largest provider of civil legal services in western New York, is seeking a dynamic staff attorney for the Public Benefits Unit in its Buffalo office. The staff attorney will help low-income and underserved residents obtain and/or maintain sufficient income for the essentials of daily living and ensure that those in need are served by systems that are just, equitable and responsive.   The staff attorney will learn the law and advocate for individuals in need of benefits such as Temporary Assistance, Emergency Assistance, Temporary Housing Assistance, SNAP, and Medicaid.  READ MORE

 

 

NLS is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and welcomes all to apply. Employer recruits without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, ancestry, sex, gender (including identity or expression), sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or protected veteran status and any such candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

BATAVIA OFFICE

45 Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
(Tel) 585.343.5450
(Fax) 585.343.5503
Serving Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming Counties

BUFFALO OFFICE

237 Main Street, Ste. 400
Buffalo, NY 14203
(Tel) 716.847.0650
(Fax) 716.847.0227
(TDD) 716.847.1322
Serving Erie County

NIAGARA FALLS OFFICE

225 Old Falls Street 3rd Floor
Niagara Falls, NY 14302
(Tel) 716.284.8831
(Fax) 716.284.8040
Serving Niagara County

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