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Attorney I - Housing/Foreclosure Unit

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Public Interest

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Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2017

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Sep 21,2016
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Attorney I - Housing/Foreclosure Unit The candidate involves providing direct representation for tenants in Brooklyn by negotiating settlement agreements, engaging in motion practice and litigation of non-payment, holdover, Housing Part (HP) and administrative proceedings. In addition to direct representation handle policy advocacy, collaboration with other city and state agencies, community education, training and outreach to promote the work of the office. They also coordinate services with other departments of CAMBA to provide a holistic approach to the issues faced by the community. Should have Juris Doctor (J.D.) + Licensed to practice law in NY State. Must be in good standing with NY State Bar. Knowledge of, and experience in, foreclosure and housing law preferred. Must have ability to analyze complex rent/mortgage breakdowns to determine proper amount of rent owed. Should have ability to converse with clients in a language other than English preferred (Haitian/Creole, French, Spanish, Russian, etc.).

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