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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileCivil Practice Attorney-in-Charge, Housing Justice (Citywide)
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: Admission to the New York State Bar. 10+ years of legal practice preferred with a primary focus in NYC Housing Court. 8+ years of experience supervising, and mentoring others required. Experience litigating in various forums, including State and Federal courts preferred. Knowledge in various practice areas within civil legal services practice. Excellent litigation skills and experience litigating individual and group cases. Excellent oral and written advocacy skills. Demonstrated commitment and experience in public interest law and civil legal services. Demonstrated commitment to policy advocacy and administrative reform. Experience working with vulnerable populations. Demonstrated leadership ability. Grant-writing and fundraising experience. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Commitment to exploring alternative approaches for legal practice. Experience with and ability to work in a collaborative team model. Pro bono, government, public service and academic experience will be considered. Proficiency in languages other than English is desirable.
Ref #21-57. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample as a PDF.
Legal Aid Society of New York
67 Targee Street
Staten Island, NY 10301