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Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 03,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

White Plains, NY
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Staff Attorney Duties: Work on civil legal problems affecting immigrants’ necessities of life. Will serve low-income immigrant individuals and families with matters such as housing, immigration, consumer, and employment issues. Intakes and individual case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers. The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to the community.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Member in good standing of the New York State Bar; 2+ years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent; Excellent people skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders. Preferred: Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program; English/Spanish bilingual.

Additional info

Requisition ID : 1093

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
90 Maple Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

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