Job Details

Foreclosure Prevention Attorney

Company name

Empire Justice Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

2-8 yrs required


Rochester, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Foreclosure Prevention Attorney
The candidate will represent low and middle income homeowners in Monroe County who are unable to meet their current mortgage obligations and need legal assistance to avoid foreclosure. Will work with low to moderate income households in Monroe County, with a focus on foreclosure prevention direct services. Represent homeowners who have been targeted by predatory lending. Defend and litigate residential foreclosure actions. Negotiate settlements, affordable workouts and loan modifications for homeowners. Represent homeowners at foreclosure settlement conferences. Assist homeowners with exit options such as short sale or deed in lieu of foreclosure. File claims to surplus money following foreclosure auction. Present weekly pro se clinics in collaboration with the Monroe County Supreme Court. Regularly meet and exceed grant deliverables. Participate in statewide foreclosure funding campaigns. Collaborate with local partners on foreclosure prevention outreach initiatives. Should preferably have 2-8 years of experience. Admission to the New York State Bar or law graduate or attorney admitted in another state who is eligible for practice under a legal services practice order is required. Background in real estate, foreclosure, home mortgages and/or consumer credit preferred. Leadership and supervisory experience preferred. Excellent negotiation skills are required. Strong interest in working directly with clients is needed. Spanish language proficiency is preferred.

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 professional references and include Foreclosure Prevention Attorney, First/Last Name to the subject line. No phone calls or hard copies.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Empire Justice Center
Telesca Center for Justice
One West Main Street , Suite 200
Rochester, NY 14604