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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileStaff Attorney The candidate responsibilities will include the full range of housing and state and federal public benefits work at CASLS. Work will include representing tenants facing eviction in local district and housing courts and may include representing individual tenants facing Section 8 terminations and tenant groups seeking to preserve the affordability of their housing. Handle some EA shelter terminations/denials, SSI/SSDI hearings, and denials and terminations of SNAP, EAEDC, TAFDC, and MassHealth. Involve administrative advocacy and legislative work on housing and/or public benefits issues. Must be admitted to the Mass. Bar or comity with 2+ years of legal experience. A commitment to social justice and some legal experience in poverty law are required. Knowledge of housing law and/or federal (SSI/SSDI) and/or state benefits (TAFDC, EAEDC, SNAP, EA shelter, MassHealth) is preferred. Fluency in Spanish or Haitian/Creole is a plus. Deadline: August 20, 2018.
Job Code: CASLS-Atty. Send cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample.
Greater Boston Legal Services
60 Gore Street
Cambridge, MA 02141