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Staff Attorney

Company name

RiseBoro Community Partnership

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 04,2018

Posted on

Jan 07,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney Duties: Provide client advice. Referes and representation in court and proceedings; provide motion practice in all phases Of housing proceeding; provide client advocacy With social service organizations, governmental agencies, and Other third parties to obtain needed services, and benefits, as necessary; input and maintain accurate case file and tracking information; conduct tenants' rights workshops; attend community meetings and events; attend staff and case strategy meetings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree and Admission to New York State Bar. 1-3 years of legal experience, with 1+ year in housing court. Knowledge of Public Benefits/Entitlements highly desirable. Have excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to working with low-income communities. Have excellent legal research, writing and communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate With individuals from diverse backgrounds and opposing counsel. Ability to work independently and collaborate with Others as needed. Spanish—speaking highly.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
RiseBoro Community Partnership
555 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Phone: 718-366-3800

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