About Hiscock Legal Aid: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA), founded in 1949, is a non-profit agency located in Syracuse, New York and is the primary provider of legal services to low-income individuals in Central New York. HLA promotes the right of every person to equal justice under the law by providing high-quality legal assistance to individuals and families in need. For more information, please visit www.hlalaw.org.
About the Position: Hiscock Legal Aid seeks an attorney to join our growing Foreclosure Prevention Project (FPP) and represent homeowners facing foreclosure. Our FPP represents homeowners in a four county region (Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland, and Cayuga) of New York State. We provide advice and counsel, modification application assistant, representation in settlement conferences, and direct representation in litigation to homeowners facing foreclosure. This hire will be the third FPP attorney, thanks to expanded funding from the New York Stat Homeowners Protection Program. Our FPP attorneys are supported by a full-time law assistant.
Require Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to public-interest law and to serving low-income persons. Admission or pending admission to New York Bar.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to multi-task while remaining detail-oriented. Strong written and oral advocacy skills. Diverse economic, social, and/or cultural experiences.
Salary: Depends on experience.
Benefits: Excellent fringe benefits including generous leave, health, dental, and optical insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and a great work environment.
Start Date: As soon as possible.
Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position will be open until filled.
Hiscock Legal Aid is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, and communities to apply.