Job Details

Supervising Attorney

Company name

Veteran Advocacy Project (VAP)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 04,2019

Valid Through

Apr 19,2019

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Supervising Attorney
Responsibilities: Supervise at small team of attorneys and advocates representing veterans in civil legal matters; ensure staff training, professional development, day-to-day operations and workflow; provide feedback and guidance on legal strategy and case management; Represent a modified caseload of clients in housing court and administrative hearings; Conduct intake, training, and special events at partner organizations’ sites; Provide telephone and/or written advice to clients as needed; Research legal issues, with a focus on housing law, public benefits, and VA benefits; Work with the team on case strategies and integration of services to meet clients’ needs; Track client information in our database, prepare reports for grants/funding sources, attend team meetings as well as strategic meetings with the director, perform administrative tasks related to the work.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree and current membership in good standing of the New York State Bar; 4+ years of experience in legal services; Experience managing a team; a strong work ethic and ability to take initiative; ability to organize and prioritize as a leader in a collaborative effort, while ensuring each team member is heard; Demonstrated proficiency in legal research; excellent analytical and critical thinking skills; Efficient and meticulous attention to detail and deadlines; Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work with people living with mental illness, substance use disorders, and traumatic brain injury; A commitment to serving all clients, without regard to discharge status or criminal justice involvement.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Veteran Advocacy Project (VAP)
40 Rector Street, 9th Fl.
New York City, NY 10006

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