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Staff Attorney- Foreclosure

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Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Spring Valley, NY

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2017

Posted on

Sep 25,2017
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Real Estate >> Real Estate
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Staff Attorney- Foreclosure The candidate will work on matters related to foreclosure prevention in the Counties. These matters include foreclosure, bankruptcy, and matters related to foreclosure, e.g., probate and administration matters. The duties include intake and individual case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members and service providers. Also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to the agency staff and access to justice communities. Membership in good standing of the State Bar and 3+ years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent required. Understanding of the nature and dynamics of housing and benefits required. Excellent: people skills; written and verbal communication skills required. Demonstrated commitment to serving persons who cannot afford an attorney with prior experience in legal services or similar program preferred. English/Spanish bilingual preferred.

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Requisition ID: 1076. This is a temporary 1 year position.

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