Job Details

Civil Attorney

Company name

Brooklyn Defender Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 02,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Family Law >> Family Law
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Civil Attorney Candidate will work in civil Justice Practice in providing multi-disciplinary legal assistance to clients involved with the criminal, family or immigration court systems. Must be a dynamic lawyer admitted to the NY Bar with 2 years’ experience advocating for low-income populations. This experience could be in public benefits hearings, housing court or administrative hearings before City and State agencies. A demonstrated commitment to immigrant rights, criminal justice, and/or social justice issues. Must have: Strong desire to develop a multi-disciplinary practice and be comfortable with an approach dedicated to best serving a population with contacts with the criminal justice system as opposed to focusing on a single practice area. Ability to proactively solve problems under time pressure, with enthusiasm, and with the strongest commitment to clients. A demonstrated ability to perform nuanced legal research and writing, clear and effective oral advocacy skills, be a team player willing to collaborate with other attorneys working with the same client, and , and have the organizational skills required to manage their own case load and represent numerous clients in multiple forums at the same time. Fluency in a second language is preferred. Deadline: September 4, 5:00 p.m.

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample. No phone calls.

Company info

Bill Bryan
Brooklyn Defender Services
177 Livingston Street
5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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