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Staff Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 14, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 28, 2021

Posted on

Jun 24, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Staten Island, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Staff Attorney
Duties: Provide direct legal representation and advice to the clients of CAMBA Legal Services. Litigate cases in housing court, administrative forums, and other state courts on behalf of people facing eviction, and in affirmative cases challenging those who threaten Staten Island residents’ ability to retain affordable housing. Regularly appear in court, persuasively advocate for clients, conduct interviews, draft motions, prepare for trial, and negotiate settlements. Advise clients of their rights, laws, rulings, and regulations applicable to their case.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree. Must be admitted to New York State Bar. Other Requirements: Knowledge of, and experience in, landlord/tenant law preferred. Demonstrated commitment to poverty law and social justice work. Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills; ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment; excellent organizational skills. Ability to converse with clients in a language other than English preferred (Haitian/Creole, Arabic, Spanish, Russian, etc.).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CAMBA (Church Avenue Merchants Block Association, Inc )
120 Stuyvesant Place
Room 413
Staten Island, NY 10301

   

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