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Thursday, April 12, 2018
Social Security Administration Office seeks attorney advisors

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ATTORNEY ADVISER

Recruitment Bulletin-OHO-01-2018
The Office of Hearings Operations, Region I, Social Security Administration, is seeking attorneys to work in its Boston, Mass. Hearing Office. Attorney advisers perform a variety of activities related to the hearings and appeals process. The incumbent will prepare cases for hearing, perform post-hearing development, and formulate comprehensive decisions based on instructions from administrative law judges.

ATTORNEY ADVISERS (TEMPORARY – NOT TO EXCEED 4 YEARS – MAY BECOME PERMANENT)

Recruitment Bulletin-OHO-02-2018
The Office of Hearings Operations, Region I, Social Security Administration, is seeking attorneys to work in its Lawrence-Springfield, Mass.; Hartford-New Haven, Conn.; Portland, Maine; and Providence, R.I. hearing offices. Attorney advisers perform a variety of activities related to the hearings and appeals process. The incumbent will prepare cases for hearing, perform post-hearing development, and formulate comprehensive decisions based on instructions from administrative law judges. 

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Applicants for both positions must have:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Excellent research and writing skills  
  • A law degree and be members in good standing of a state bar
  • One year of relevant legal experience required 
  • Proof of current state bar membership 
  • The ability to pass a security background check if selected

Your application package must include a resume, law school transcripts, proof of a current state bar membership, a current e-mail address, the recruitment bulletin number listed above, the location you are applying for and it should be postmarked no later than April 26, 2018. In addition, applicants may be asked to provide a writing sample and submit to a timed writing test.

Mail to: Social Security Administration, Center for Human Resources, Attention: Agnes Rico, JFK Federal Building, Room 2175, Boston, MA  02203.  For additional information, call Agnes Rico at (617) 565-9241.