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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff 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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RiseBoro Community Partnership
555 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206