Job Details

Housing Attorney

Company name

Mississippi Center for Justice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 26,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Biloxi, MS
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Housing Attorney Responsibilities: Support two 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. Will include: Management of day to day project operations; Management of project timelines; Organizations and maintenance of project records; Preparation of project reports; Investigation of Fair Housing claims; Development of Fair Housing tests; Supervision of Fair Housing testers; Analyzing Fair Housing testing results.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Licensed in Mississippi, or capable of passing the Mississippi Bar within 6 months. 3+ years of law practice experience. Background in Mississippi Landlord/Tenant law and Fair Housing Act is required. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Excellent organizational, networking and relationship‐building skills. Commitment to the mission of the Mississippi Center for Justice.

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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