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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileStaff 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.
Job #: 42_2017. Send cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples with 'Housing Attorney' in the subject line. No phone calls.
Brooklyn Legal Services
3049 Brighton 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11235