Job Details

Staff Attorney- Housing Rights Project

Company name

Queens Legal Services (QLS)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Jamaica, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 31,2018

Posted on

Jan 30,2018
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
15 hits


Staff Attorney- Housing Rights Project Duties: Coordinate and provide housing-related services for veterans facing eviction. Will be expected to work closely with community-based organizations and conduct weekly, evening and weekend outreach and off-site intake with partners.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to working with low-income communities and communities of color to advance equality; Excellent analytical, writing, communication and time management skills; Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Bengali, Urdu or Hindi strongly preferred; Enthusiasm for and experience developing partnerships with community-based advocates; and Experience working with and within diverse communities

Additional info

Job #112_2017. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample.

Company info

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

Similar Jobs:

Housing Attorney The candidate responsibilities include to the following: Provide advice and representation to low-income tenants and tenant associations in neighborhoods facing strong displacement pressure. Maintain a docket of ...
Attorney I - Housing/Foreclosure Unit The candidate involves providing direct representation for tenants in Brooklyn by negotiating settlement agreements, engaging in motion practice and litigation of non-payment, holdover, Housi...
Attorney I (Housing) The candidate under the direction of the General Counsel, to provide legal assistance to clients of Legal Services. Should have Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. Must be licensed to practice law in NY State. Knowle...