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Real Estate Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Manhattan Legal Services, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Oct 03,2017

Posted on

Aug 14,2017

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Supervisors The candidate will be managing and supervising casehandling staff (attorneys and paralegals) to assure high-quality legal practice and guide professional development, assisting in the development and filing affirmative litigation, co-counseling complex cases, managing grants, and collaborating with community-based organizations. Will also expected to provide vision and leadership to grow the practice of community lawyering and address racial, social and economic injustice. Must have 3-5 years’ experience providing civil legal services to low income people or comparable relevant experience. Must have 2+ years’ experience in housing, landlord/tenant and or related advocacy, required, with NYC experience strongly preferred. Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills is required. Experience in supervision preferred. Must have background in organizing or enthusiasm for partnering with community-based organizations. Fluency or proficiency in a second language preferred, particularly Spanish.

Additional info

Job #s60_2017. Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Manhattan Legal Services, Inc.
55 West 125th Street,
10th Floor
New York City, NY 10027