Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is seeking to hire an attorney with 0 to 3 years’ experience to assist in handling the firm’s growing litigation practice. The Firm represents employees only,primarily in overtime pay, minimum wage, and other wage theft cases. We handle individual,class and collective actions throughout the U.S. Most of our litigation is in federal court.
The Firm operates on a legal-services model. We accept all litigation on a contingency basis. We also advance all costs. This enables us to represent a sizable low and middle income population. The firm is proud to handle cases for undocumented and documented immigrants.
The Firm is family-friendly and thrives on a collegial, team-based litigation approach. We are six attorneys (you would be the seventh) and seven paralegals working in the Stockade District of Kingston. Kingston is a vibrant city with rich history and architecture located within an hour and a half north of New York City and an hour south of Albany. It was the state’s first capital and has a thriving arts and culinary community.
Getman, Sweeney & Dunn is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, political belief, marital or familial status, age, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We value diversity. Spanish fluency would be helpful, but is not required. Some legal experience is preferred.
Applicants need a strong commitment to righting wrongs, strong writing and research skills, strong stand up and communication skills, and an ability to navigate complex litigation procedure. Strong interpersonal skills are also required to work with our team and our diverse clients.
Compensation includes salary and commission depending on experience, health insurance, 401k, and other benefits. If you are interested, please send a cover letter, your resume, a writing sample, and three references to Getman, Sweeney & Dunn, PLLC, 260 Fair Street, Kingston, NY 12401 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.