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Theodore A. Levine
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    Great company, low pay

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    Current Employee - Paralegal II in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Paralegal II in New York, NY

    I have been working at Legal Aid Society full-time (more than 3 years)


    Great people, great organization and great benefits.


    Low salary, no bonuses and no annual raises

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    Need to push for salary increases from the city.

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    They really want to see that you're dedicated to the mission of the Legal Aid Society. They want true believers - this isn't just another job. You need experience like anywhere else, but they'd rather see that you've worked for low income communities and are truly dedicated to public service.

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1877
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Serving as a law firm for many of New York's less fortunate residents, The Legal Aid Society represents people who could not otherwise afford a lawyer in civil, criminal, and juvenile rights cases. The society operates from about 25 facilities in all five boroughs of New York City with a staff of more than 800 lawyers; it also draws upon the work of more than 600 investigators, social workers, and paralegals. A not-for-profit organization, the society receives government money for its work in criminal and some juvenile matters, and it counts on donations to support its... More

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