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Administrative Law Advocate

Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati

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Compensation: $24 / Hour
Posted Date: 04/26/2024
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Administrative Law Advocate

Job Description

The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati seeks to hire two full-time Administrative Law Paralegal Advocates for the Income, Work, and Health (IWH) Practice Group.

Under the supervision of an attorney, the Administrative Law Advocate will carry their caseload of clients and advocate for the legal rights of those clients. People hired for this position will train to become a Certified Work Incentive Counselor (CWIC) to work under our Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) grant from the Social Security Administration.

The Administrative Law Advocate position requires someone who knows or can learn administrative law and regulations and develop the advocacy skills necessary to negotiate with administrative agencies and represent clients in administrative hearings.

We want to hear if you will make a difference in our community through dedicated service to our most vulnerable neighbors.



  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Prior employment in a justice/social setting is preferred.
  • Must pass Federal security clearance (with a background check and security interview).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The demonstrated ability to handle an ongoing caseload and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Reliable transportation – travel within our 7-county service is required.


Compensation & Benefits

The hourly wage for this position is $24+, depending on experience. Legal Aid offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans (including pension), generous PTO, substantial training opportunities, and mileage reimbursement.


Application Process

We expect a cover letter from all applicants.

Applicants should submit all listed items via email to [email protected]:

  1. Email subject line “Administrative Law Advocate– LAS098-24”
  2. Cover letter explaining the reasons for your interest.
  3. Current resume.
  4. Contact information for three professional references.

Applicants who apply via [email protected] will be reviewed first.

The Employer will arrange interviews. No phone calls, please.

The Legal Aid Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have a broad anti-discrimination policy, and we actively seek diverse applicants. Legal Aid offers reasonable accommodations in the hiring and employment process. If you need assistance, you may request an accommodation.


About the Organization

Attorneys and Administrative Law Advocates in this practice group represent clients in cases with administrative agencies, including the Department of Job and Family Services, the Unemployment Compensation Review Commission, the Social Security Administration, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. We help people remove barriers to employment success like criminal records, suspended driver’s licenses, and the loss of professional licenses or certifications.

Through legal advocacy, we help individuals and families access benefits such as food stamps and Medicaid, childcare vouchers, SSI, Social Security Disability, and Veterans benefits. We help people with disabilities plan a return to employment and access programs to maximize their income. We also work in our communities to improve the systems that our clients must engage with to secure employment and benefits.


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