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 Attorney, Housing Unit – Neighborhood Legal Services

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 Housing Unit in its Niagara Falls office. The staff attorney will maintain a caseload relating to housing law and landlord/tenant law including evictions, unsafe housing conditions, public and subsidized housing related issues, and housing discrimination.


Job Opening: Legal Assistant, Public Benefits Unit

Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), the largest provider of civil legal services in Western New York, is seeking a full-time legal assistant for its Buffalo office.  Responsibilities include typing, filing, copying, assisting attorneys and paralegals, answering the telephone and assisting reception, and coordinating unit-wide projects.  The successful candidate will have excellent writing, editing, and proof‐reading skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic and multi‐sector team.  Qualifications include knowledge of Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook, strong typing and filing skills, strong organizational skills in addition to an interest in serving clients of the legal services program.  Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  Salary up to $43,500+ based on experience.  Generous benefits include 13 paid Holidays, paid vacation, personal and sick leave, health and dental insurance.   How To Apply:  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.  To apply, please send cover letter, resume and at least 3 references to HR@nls.org by Monday, November 15th.  No phone calls please.


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


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


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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