Job Summary: The staff attorney works as part of a team with the CGP staff to provide comprehensive legal and advocacy services to guardianship clients.
J.D. is required.
Must have a license to practice law in the State of New York and maintain active registration with the New York State Office of Court Administration.
At least two years experience in elder or administrative law, is desirable, with experience in client representation, advocacy, training, and community education regarding Medicaid and other government entitlement programs.
Experience and/or demonstrated commitment in community service, government benefits, and social justice issues are desirable.
Familiarity with government entitlement programs and advocacy is a plus.
Russian, Spanish, Chinese dialects or other foreign languages are a plus.
Must be able to travel locally to make off-site visits.