Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Queens Legal Services (QLS)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 17,2019

Valid Through

Oct 30,2019

Posted on

Feb 07,2019

Location

Jamaica, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Immigration >> Immigration
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Profile

Staff Attorney
The candidate will join a vibrant practice in the heart of Southeast Queens, serving low-income tenants throughout the borough. We are looking for candidates who are excited to work in a fast-paced environment on housing-related matters, including landlord/tenant actions, eviction defense and affirmative litigation on behalf of tenants. Will be expected to work closely with community-based organizations and conduct weekly, evening and weekend outreach and off-site intake with our partners. Must have demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to working with immigrant communities, communities of color and low-income communities to advance equity. Experience with Legal Server or other case management systems preferred. Fluency or strong proficiency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali or Korean (preferred); and Attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar (preferred).

Additional info

Job #s 17_2019. Send a cover letter, resume, names of three references and two recent writing samples.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Queens Legal Services (QLS)
89-00 Sutphin Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11435

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