Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 04, 2021

Valid Through

Feb 17, 2022

Posted on

May 31, 2019

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Attorney, Housing Unit
The candidate will be responsible for providing legal advice and counseling; case investigation; drafting legal documents; direct representation of clients in Housing and Supreme Court and administrative proceedings; filing affirmative litigation and appeals; and working closely with community-based organizations, as well as periodic evening and weekend outreach. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and excellent advocacy, litigation, analytic, writing, and leadership skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds, conduct community outreach in low-income neighborhoods and demonstrate a commitment to social justice and working in low-income communities and communities of color to advance equity. Spanish language proficiency is required. Spanish or Chinese language proficiency is preferred.

Additional info

Job #: 101. Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references with ‘Housing Attorney’ in the subject line.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Manhattan Legal Services, Inc.
55 West 125th Street,
10th Floor
New York City, NY 10027

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