Job Details

Entry Level Housing Attorney

Company name

Mississippi Center for Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Location

Biloxi, MS

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Profile

Entry Level Housing Attorney Responsibilities: Support 2 related projects: (1) A Fair Housing education and outreach project designed to inform Mississippians about their rights under the Fair Housing Act; (2) A Fair Housing enforcement project designed to investigate and prosecute claims of housing discrimination in Southern Mississippi. Duties will include: Client intake and interview, Investigation of Fair Housing claims, Negotiation with landlords/property owners, Development of Fair Housing education materials, Fair Housing presentations throughout the State of Mississippi.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Licensed in Mississippi, or capable of passing the Mississippi Bar within 6 months. Background in Mississippi Landlord/Tenant law and Fair Housing Act is required. substantive law concentrations/educational background/clinical experience includes exposure to the Fair Housing Act and the Mississippi Landlord/Tenant Act. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Excellent organizational, networking and relationship‐building skills.

Additional info

Send brief letter of interest, resume and 2 references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Mississippi Center for Justice
974 Division Street
Biloxi, MS 39530-2960

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