The Legal Aid Society of Nassau County is now accepting applications for the following positions:

 

Staff Attorney, District Court Trial Bureau

Nassau County Legal Aid Society is seeking entry level attorneys or recent law graduates to work in its District Court Trial Bureau. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law.
All applicants should forward a cover letter explaining their interest in working for the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, their resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

Staff Attorney, Appeals Bureau

Nassau County Legal Aid Society is seeking entry level attorneys or recent law graduates to work in its Appeals Bureau. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law. Additionally, applicants must have demonstrated interest/experience in appellate advocacy and strong writing skills.

Staff Attorney, Family Court Bureau

Nassau County Legal Aid Society is seeking entry level attorneys already admitted or soon to be admitted to practice who have a demonstrated interest in family law and/or public interest law.

Salary/Benefits

Salary: $54,000 (Admitted); $52,000 (Unadmitted)
Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance coverage; retirement benefits

All applicants should forward a cover letter explaining their interest in working for the Legal Aid Society of Nassau County, a resume, law school transcript and writing sample.

Please email resume and cover letter to hiring@nclas.org or fax to 516-572-1959 (attention Hiring Committee).

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Internship applications for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 are currently being accepted. Please email a resume to Timothy Naples, Deputy Chief of the District Court Bureau, at tnaples@nclas.org with the subject line "Fall 2019" or "Spring 2020" (no cover letters please). You can learn more about internships and externships at the Legal Aid Society here.

Special Internship applications are being accepted for law students who speak fluent Mandarin and are available on Wednesdays. Nassau Legal Aid is now staffing Human Trafficking Court and are seeking interns to assist with translation and other legal work. The position is available as a volunteer opportunity toward pro bono hours and under limited circumstances as a paid position. Please email a resume to Timothy Naples, Deputy Chief of the District Court Bureau, at tnaples@nclas.org with the subject line “Human Trafficking Court” (no cover letters please).

Pro Bono Hours: for law students seeking to fulfill New York State Bar's 50 pro bono hours requirement. Currently available: assisting attorneys with weekend arraignments on Saturdays, Sundays, or both as well as court holidays. Please email a resume to Timothy Naples, Deputy Chief of the District Court Bureau, at tnaples@nclas.org with the subject line “Pro bono hours” (no cover letters please).

For more information about working at the Legal Aid Society, click here.

 

This page last updated on:

May 17, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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