Job Details

Civil Practice Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Society of New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Jun 26,2019

Posted on

Mar 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Civil Practice Staff Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for: client representation in city, state and federal court proceedings, administrative hearings and affirmative litigation; Client representation and advocacy with local, state and federal agencies; Training, community outreach and education to individuals, local community-based organizations, and housing advocates; Conduct policy advocacy; Coordination and collaborative work with other groups and organizations; Represent the Civil Practice and The Legal Aid Society in the community; Promote the work of the office, the Housing Law Practice, and the Civil Practice; Work with pro bono lawyers and partner organizations; Conduct off-site intake, including during evening hours. Other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Admission to the New York State Bar. Should have experience in and/or commitment to advocacy on behalf of low-income people and immigrants. Should have demonstrated commitment to and experience in public interest law and civil legal services. Should preferably have proficiency in languages other than English.

Deadline: 5 April 2019.

Additional info

Ref: #18-290.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of New York
199 Water Street
New York City, NY 10038

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