Litigation Director

Litigation Director Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is an independent, non-profit organization that provides legal assistance to incarcerated individuals in New York State’s prisons. Through its main office in Albany, and its five regional offices in the Bronx, Buffalo, Ithaca, Plattsburgh and Newburgh, PLS represents incarcerated clients in state and federal courts inContinue reading “Litigation Director”

Legal Secretary/Receptionist – Albany, NY

Legal Secretary/Receptionist – Albany, NY Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is seeking applicants for the position of Legal Secretary /Receptionist in our Albany office. PLS is a nonprofit, statewide law office that provides free civil legal services to people incarcerated in New York State prisons. PLS engages in civil rights advocacy and litigationContinue reading “Legal Secretary/Receptionist – Albany, NY”

Managing Attorney – Newburgh, NY

Managing Attorney – Newburgh, NY Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is searching for a Managing Attorney for our Newburgh, New York regional office. PLS is a statewide program providing civil legal services to people incarcerated in New York State prisons. PLS engages in administrative advocacy and litigation primarily in cases involving civil rights,Continue reading “Managing Attorney – Newburgh, NY”

Mari Flamm – PREP Social Worker

Mari Flamm, LMSW Re-entry Social Worker (716) 292-0282 mflamm@plsny.org Mari joined Prisoners’ Legal Services in November 2021. She is based out of the Newburgh office but spends most of her time meeting clients in the Bronx. Mari received her Master’s in Social Service (MSW equivalent) from Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work andContinue reading “Mari Flamm – PREP Social Worker”

Jill Marie Nolan – PREP Program Coordinator

Jill Marie Nolan, LCSW PREP Program Coordinator (845) 391-3110 ext 1504 jnolan@plsny.org Jill Marie Nolan, LCSW, joined PLS in November, 2021, as the PREP Program Coordinator. Jill is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA and her Master’s degree in Social WorkContinue reading “Jill Marie Nolan – PREP Program Coordinator”

Elise Czuchna – Staff Attorney

Elise Czuchna Staff Attorney (518) 438-8046 ext. 1118 eczuchna@plsny.org Elise joined PLS in August 2021 after receiving her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. As a law student, Elise participated in the Civil Rights Clinic as a student attorney on a §1983 jail misconduct case and had the opportunity to work onContinue reading “Elise Czuchna – Staff Attorney”

Christina Alicea – Law Graduate

Christina Alicea Law Graduate (518) 438-8046 EXT. 1117 calicea@plsny.org Christina joined PLS in August 2021, after graduating from the University at Buffalo School of Law. As a law student, she interned with PLS in Buffalo and helped to establish the PLS Education Matters Unit, which assists individuals in New York State prisons with their academic and vocationalContinue reading “Christina Alicea – Law Graduate”

Kevin Nelson – Staff Attorney

Kevin Nelson Staff Attorney (518) 445-8046 ext. 1107 Knelson@plsny.org Kevin joined PLS as a staff attorney in the Family Matters Unit in 2022 due to his belief that all people matter and their lives have value, and because he values parent-child relationships. Before becoming a staff attorney, Kevin interned at the Schenectady County Public Defender’sContinue reading “Kevin Nelson – Staff Attorney”