Attorney needed for Forest Hills office Job in Forest Hills, NY Near Me - 329890 |

Attorney needed for Forest Hills office

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Forest Hills

Job ID 5EY7329890

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Government - GeneralSocial Security Law

2024-04-03 06:08:34

A law firm in Forest Hills, NY, is seeking an Attorney focusing on Social Security Disability Law.

Job Overview:

The Attorney will manage a substantial caseload, conduct legal proceedings, file appeals, and communicate with the Social Security Administration on behalf of clients. The ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills, empathy towards clients, and the ability to work independently.


  • Handle a substantial caseload
  • Conduct opening and closing arguments, direct and cross-examination of witnesses
  • File necessary appeals
  • Ensure applications are complete
  • Communicate with the Social Security Administration on the client’s behalf
  • Gather medical documents


  • 3 years of Social Security Disability Law experience preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, or Creole is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and assume significant responsibility
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Understanding of legal language, principles, and related matters
  • High standard of ethics and confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Education & Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the New York State Bar


  • Empathy and compassion towards clients
  • Upbeat with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment


  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

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