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Posted by: Hiscock Legal Aid - 4/2/2024
Job Expires: 6/30/2024
Attorney - Parole

About Hiscock Legal Aid: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA), founded in 1949, is a non-profit agency located in Syracuse, New York and is a 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: HLA seeks an attorney or recent or upcoming law graduate committed to indigent criminal defense for its Parole Program. The candidate hired for this position will join HLA’s Parole Program to provide high quality representation to those facing revocation of their parole in Onondaga County, New York. This position includes frequent client interaction at the local jails, representation at recognizance, preliminary, and final revocation hearings, performing legal research, and filing writs of habeas corpus. A Social Worker and a Law Assistant provide support to the Parole Program Attorneys and their clients. This position offers a unique opportunity to join a collaborative, established non-profit office providing high-quality representation to people in need.

 

Qualifications: Admission or pending admission to New York Bar, or registration to take the July 2024 New York bar exam. Strong written and oral advocacy skills. Demonstrated commitment to public-interest law and to indigent defense. Ability to multi-task. Diverse economic, social, and/or cultural experiences.

 

Salary Transparency: $75,000 to $106,705 annually for attorneys admitted to New York Bar, depending on candidate qualifications and experience. $70,000 annually for law graduates awaiting admission to New York Bar.

 

Benefits: Excellent fringe benefits include generous paid vacation, sick, personal, and hourly leave totaling more than 30 days per year; minimum of 14 paid holidays per year; health, dental, life, and vision insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with employer match; reduced membership cost to the YMCA of CNY; $100 monthly parking/transportation stipend; reimbursement for bi-annual attorney registration and other professional fees; and eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

 

Work-Life Balance: Enjoy standard office hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday from Labor Day until Memorial Day, and 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday from Memorial Day until Labor Day.

 

Application Instructions: Ready to make a meaningful impact while enjoying competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits? Apply now by submitting a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Executive Director, at hiring@hlalaw.org.

 

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.

 
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