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Divorce and Family Law Attorney

Hiscock Legal Aid Society (HLA)
August 30, 2022
351 South Warren Street, Syracuse, NY
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About Hiscock Legal Aid: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA), founded in 1949, is a non-profit located in Syracuse, New York and is a primary provider of legal services to low-income individuals in Central New York. HLA has approximately 80 employees and 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

About the Position: Hiscock Legal Aid (HLA) seeks an attorney to join our well-established family law practice to represent adults in divorces and/or custody, domestic violence, abuse and neglect, child support, spousal support, paternity, and other family law matters in Onondaga County. This position presents a unique opportunity to join a collaborative office working to provide high-quality family law legal services to those in need in Onondaga County. Attorneys are support by law assistants help with scheduling, document drafting, calendaring, and other support tasks.

Required Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to public-interest law and to serving low-income persons. Admission or pending admission to the 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: Starts at $55,000.00 annually for attorneys admitted in New York, increases depending 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 mutually agreeable.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Gregory W. Dewan, Esq., Executive Director, at

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.