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Litigation - General Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Newburgh, NY

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Company name

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Newburgh, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 18,2018

Posted on

Jan 07,2018

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Staff Attorney- Foreclosure, Temporary Duties: Intake and individual case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members and service providers. Will be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Member in good standing of the New York State Bar; 3+ years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent; Understanding of the nature and dynamics of housing and benefits; Excellent people skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders; Driver’s license and access to vehicle for court appearances and occasional home visits; and Ability to work some outreach events on nights and weekends. Preferred: Demonstrated commitment to serving persons who cannot afford an attorney with prior experience in legal services or similar program preferred; English/Spanish bilingual preferred.
Term: 1 Year

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1080

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley
1 Corwin Court
Suite 102
Newburgh, NY 12550