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JOB OPENING: Staff Attorney

Monday, May 01, 2006

  • By: Robert Elardo
  • Organization: Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)

Staff Attorney

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP) is looking for an experienced attorney to work full time at VLP. VLP is a civil legal services pro bono program for low income people and smaller not for profit groups.

The Staff Attorney will be responsible for supervising client screening, intake, and case preparation for referral to pro bono attorneys.

The Staff Attorney will handle some cases and supervise a variety of "in-house" volunteers, including attorneys, law students, and paralegals.

Case types include: bankruptcy, collection defense, divorce, Family Court matters, unemployment insurance benefits and income tax.

Admission to practice in NY and at least 4 years experience required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Excellent benefits. Salary depends upon experience. VLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact:
Robert M. Elardo, Managing Attorney, Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP)
700 Statler Towers
Buffalo, NY 14202
relardo@wnylc.com
(716) 847-0662 ext 12
FAX (716) 847-0307

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