Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Cambridge, MA

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Company name

Greater Boston Legal Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Cambridge, MA

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2018

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

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Staff 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.

Additional info

Job Code: CASLS-Atty. Send cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Greater Boston Legal Services
60 Gore Street
Suite 203
Cambridge, MA 02141