Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

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Company name

Brooklyn Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 11,2018

Posted on

Aug 13,2017

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Staff Attorney - Housing The candidate will join the Housing Law unit. Will represent tenants and groups in Housing Court eviction proceedings, administrative proceedings, Supreme Court actions against administrative agencies, impact litigation in Federal and other courts, and other litigation. Other duties include intake, community education, and community outreach. Should be admitted to the New York State Bar. Must have a demonstrated passion for social justice and a commitment to working with low-income communities and communities of color to advance equity. Strong interest in working with clients in crisis is required. Litigation experience is preferred. Background in organizing or strong ties to Brooklyn low-income communities is desired. Fluency or strong proficiency in a second language is an asset.

Additional info

Job #: 43_2017. Send cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples with 'Housing Attorney' in the subject line. No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn Legal Services
3049 Brighton 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11235