Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

The Family Center of New York City

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 21, 2020

Valid Through

Sep 03, 2020

Posted on

Dec 11, 2019

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Profile

Staff Attorney
The candidate will advise and represent clients in all of LWI’s practice areas and appear in courts and administrative agencies in all five boroughs of NYC. Manage all facets of client representation including intake and interviews, client meetings, legal research, drafting legal documents, negotiations, hearings, and trials. Create and lead community presentations and legal clinics on various topics at locations throughout NYC. Mentor, train, and supervise legal interns and volunteers. Other duties as assigned. Fluency in Spanish, preferred. Juris Doctor degree, required. Must be admitted to the New York State Bar or eligible for admission. Excellent writing, speaking, and organizational skills. Willingness to travel throughout NYC to meet with clients, give presentations, and appear in court. Experience working with individuals affected by mental and/or physical illness preferred, Experience in family law, public benefits, housing or elder law preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Family Center of New York City
66 Reade Street,
New York City, NY 10007

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