Job Details

Staff Attorney, Tenant Rights Coalition

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 01, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 14, 2021

Posted on

Sep 01, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Profile

Staff Attorney, Tenant Rights Coalition
Candidate will represent tenants and groups in Housing Court eviction proceedings, administrative proceedings, Supreme Court actions against administrative agencies, impact litigation in Federal and other courts, and other litigation. Will include intake, community education, and community outreach.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: An attorney admitted to the New York State Bar with: A demonstrated passion for social justice and a commitment to working with low-income communities and communities of color to advance equity; Excellent analytical, writing, and communication skills; Strong interest in working with clients in crisis; Strong organization skills and ability to handle diverse, fast paced, and high volume case load; Litigation experience (preferred); Fluency or strong proficiency in a second language (preferred); and Background in organizing or strong ties to Brooklyn low-income communities (preferred).

Additional info

Job #104_2019. Send a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples. Please, no telephone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Brooklyn Legal Services
105 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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