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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileCivil Practice Supervising Attorney, Housing Justice Program – Tenant Defense (Citywide)
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Admission to the New York State Bar. 3+ years of legal practice preferred. Excellent litigation skills and experience litigating individual and group cases in various forums. Demonstrated commitment to addressing fundamental issues of poverty and justice within a comprehensive civil legal services model of representation. Knowledge in various practice areas within civil legal services practice. Excellent oral and written advocacy skills. Demonstrated commitment to and experience in public interest law and civil legal services. Demonstrated commitment to policy advocacy and administrative reform. Experience working with vulnerable populations, including but not limited to seniors. Supervisory, mentoring, and management experience preferred. Demonstrated leadership ability. Grant-writing and fundraising experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Commitment to exploring alternative approaches for legal practice. Ability to work in a collaborative team model. Pro bono, government, public service, and academic experience will be considered, but is not required. Proficiency in languages other than English is desirable, but not required.
Ref #21-61. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample as a PDF.
Legal Aid Society of New York
67 Targee Street
Staten Island, NY 10301