Job Details

Supervising Attorney

Company name

Urban Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2019

Valid Through

Jun 28,2019

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Supervising Attorney
The candidate will supervise at small team of attorneys and advocates representing veterans in civil legal matters; ensure staff training, professional development, day-to-day operations and workflow. Will provide feedback and guidance on legal strategy and case management. Represent a modified caseload of clients in housing court and administrative hearings. Conduct intake, training, and special events at partner organizations’ sites. Provide telephone and/or written advice to clients as needed. Research legal issues, with a focus on housing law, public benefits, and VA benefits. Work with the team on case strategies and integration of services to meet clients’ needs. Track client information in our database, prepare reports for grants/funding sources, attend team meetings as well as strategic meetings with the director, perform administrative tasks related to the work. JD degree and current membership in good standing of the New York State Bar. Should have 4+ years of experience in legal services. Experience managing a team; a strong work ethic and ability to take initiative; ability to organize and prioritize as a leader in a collaborative effort, while ensuring each team member is heard. Must have demonstrated proficiency in legal research; excellent analytical and critical thinking skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work with people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, and traumatic brain injury is needed. A commitment to serving all clients, without regard to discharge status or criminal justice involvement is needed.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Urban Justice Center
123 William Street
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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