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ProfileAttorney II, CAMBA Legal Services (CLS)--Housing Unit, Staten Island The candidate will be responsible to represent clients in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Handle complex cases as assigned. Conduct client intake and assessment of client cases. Interview clients and witnesses, as appropriate, in preparation for litigation and/or court proceedings. Prepare settlements and stipulations for housing court. Prepare letters of advocacy when applications are denied. Advise clients of their rights, laws, rulings, and regulations applicable to their case. Gather evidence to formulate defense or to institute legal action on clients' behalf. Develop legal strategies, arguments, and testimonies in preparation for presentation of cases for trials, hearings, and oral arguments. File motions, briefs, pleadings, legal memos, and appeals with court clerk. Research and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations as they relate to clients' cases. Coordinate follow up advocacy for housing grants. Ensure paralegals conduct proper follow-up with all aspects of cases (i.e. – proper filing and service of court documents, follow-up with administrative and social agencies). Coordinate with other attorneys to ensure case/ intake coverage. Provide legal seminars and workshops for various organizations. Should have Juris Doctor (J.D.) + Licensed to practice law in NY State and 2+ years experience in housing law practice or equivalent.
CAMBA (Church Avenue Merchants Block Association, Inc )
120 Stuyvesant Place
Staten Island, NY 10301