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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfilePro Bono Coordinator Duties: Work with the Pro Bono Director to assist in increasing pro bono involvement, primarily in the area of Housing law, throughout the seven counties that comprise service area. Will involve responsibility to communicate with law firm and corporate partners, as well as to coordinate pro bono attorney trainings and case placement. Interaction with clients, but does not involve the daily practice of law. Travel throughout the service area as well as to City, is required. Recruit law firms for collaboration in pro bono partnerships; Make presentations to potential project partners; Replicate current successful housing projects to provide services to additional clients in our service area; Coordinate and manage trainings for attorneys in participating law firms; Make case assignments to law firm pro bono coordinators; Provide support to volunteer attorneys and manage all aspects of collaborative projects; Assist with ongoing projects with corporate partners; Participate in the development of CLE programs for pro bono attorneys; Place individual cases with pro bono attorneys; Match volunteer attorneys with mentors, where appropriate; Participate in networking and outreach events; Assist in planning volunteer recognition events; Perform administrative tasks and other duties, as assigned by supervisor; 75+% of time will be devoted to housing projects.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: 5+ years' legal experience and member in good standing of the New York State Bar; Ability to communicate effectively with clients, staff and volunteers; Comfort in interacting with private attorneys, public service attorneys, judges and court personnel, as well as with public speaking; Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, with colleagues and members of the communities we serve; Capacity to establish priorities and achieve results; Enthusiasm for working with the population who normally would not be able to afford and attorney; Excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills and problem-solving skills; attention to detail; Proficiency in the use of technology to further the mission of the organization; Comfort with the use of social media; Interest in working in a fast-paced environment.
Requisition ID : 1097
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
90 Maple Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601