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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileAttorney I - Housing / Foreclosure Unit The candidate will be responsible for 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. Will handle policy advocacy, collaboration with other city and state agencies, community education, training and outreach to promote the work of the office. Coordinate services with other departments to provide a holistic approach to the issues faced by the community.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree and be 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. Should have ability to analyze complex rent/mortgage breakdowns to determine proper amount of rent owed. Ability to converse with clients in a language other than English preferred (Haitian/Creole, French, Spanish, Russian, etc.).