Duties: Directly supervising staff attorneys in group tenant association representation, including in HP proceedings, 7A proceedings, eviction defense, and matters in state or federal court relating to repairs, rent regulation, and fair housing. Directly supervising and/or serving as a resource for staff attorneys litigating fair housing claims before federal, state and city courts and administrative agencies. Maintaining a personal caseload of (gener... read more
Staff Attorney- Community Guardian Program
Duties: Providing representation, advice and legal counsel in civil proceedings in NYC housing courts on matters including non-payment, holdover, HP Proceedings, and NYCHA administrative proceedings. Providing representation, advice and legal counsel on behalf of in connection with Article 81 proceedings. Providing representation, advice and legal counsel in connection with Social Security, private insurance and other benefits adv... read more
Housing Defense Attorney
The candidate will provide vigorous advocacy work with energy and enthusiasm to clients and their families in Wayne County who face housing insecurity. Engage in frequent court appearances and litigation, including legal arguments, hearings, and trials. File motions, briefs, and other related documents on a frequent, timely basis. Provide effective oral advocacy in negotiations, hearings, and trials. Advocate for clients to access and obtain benefi... read more
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney Floating, Housing Justice – Tenant Defense Program
Responsibilities: Supervise staff attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service. Maintain a reasonable individual caseload. Develop impact and/or affirmative litigation. Assist with the development, funding, implementation, and reporting of programs. Coordinate intake. Provide oversight of pro bono initiatives within th...
Civil Practice Attorney-in-Charge, Housing Justice (Citywide)
Duties: Supervise, train, and mentor the Housing Justice Directors and Supervising Attorneys. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service in all five main locations of the Civil Practice. Support the development, funding, implementation and reporting of programs. Respond to client, community, and staff concerns. Evaluate the project’s needs and identify necessary resources to addr...
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney, Housing Justice Program – Tenant Defense (Citywide)
Duties: Supervise staff attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service. Collaborate and work closely with the Director of Housing Justice and the housing, benefits and grants management teams on all aspects of the citywide housing practice. Maintain a limited individual caseload. Develop impact and/or affirmative litig...
Staff Attorney (Housing)
Duties: Provide direct legal representation and advice to the clients of Legal Services. Litigate cases in housing court, administrative forums, and other state courts on behalf of people facing eviction, and in affirmative cases challenging those who threaten residents’ ability to retain affordable housing. Regularly appear in court, persuasively advocate for clients, conduct interviews, draft motions, prepare for trial, and negotiate settlement...
Civil Practice Staff Attorney, Housing Tenant Defense (Citywide)
Responsibilities: Client representation and advocacy with city, state, and federal agencies and in court proceedings, administrative hearings, and affirmative litigation. Conduct regular courthouse-based and off-site intake, including during evening hours. Provide training, community outreach, and education to individuals, local community-based organizations, and housing advocates. Policy advocacy including a...
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Supervising Attorney (Housing)
Duties: Ensure the smooth day-to-day running and supervision of program-related staff and services in accordance with all program goals, targets, and performance outcomes and all program policies, procedures, and protocols. Mentor and supervise staff of attorneys and paralegals, provide legal leadership, and prioritize legal matters. Work with direct reporting staff to improve work performance through client feedback, training, and other appr...
Duties: Provide direct legal representation and advice to the clients of CAMBA Legal Services. Litigate cases in housing court, administrative forums, and other state courts on behalf of people facing eviction, and in affirmative cases challenging those who threaten Staten Island residents’ ability to retain affordable housing. Regularly appear in court, persuasively advocate for clients, conduct interviews, draft motions, prepare for trial, and negotiate ...
Senior Litigation Counsel (Non-Disciplinary Unit) - Enforcement
The candidate will work under minimal supervision to litigate nationwide non-disciplinary and disciplinary proceedings filed with the Office of Hearing Officers (OHO) and brief and argue appeals before the National Adjudicatory Council (NAC). Will represent the organization in a first or second chair capacity in complex disciplinary proceedings involving violations of the federal securities laws, organization'...
The candidate Should preferably have Experience in debt collection and foreclosure defense. Commitment to serving low income community and keeping the promise of Justice for All. Should be licensed to practice law in NJ. Must have Legal Aid experience or other relevant experience. Experience handling health-related public benefits including appeals to the OAL and App Div, and general litigation. Bi-lingual/multi-lingual a plus.
The candidate will resolve non-complex enforcement matters, and contribute meaningful high quality work for large complex matters. Will resolve non-complex enforcement matters based on rigorous assessment and effective advocacy. Execute an effective risk-based legal strategy to assess the record fairly. Recommend a fair and effective outcome, accurately assessing the evidence and applying a well-reasoned legal framework to the case. Identify potential ...
Assistant General Counsel I (Clinical Research Contracts)
The candidate will review, negotiate and manage the process of executing Clinical Trial Agreements (CTA) with pharmaceutical and biotech industry partners and other academic medical centers. Communicate with internal and external business and legal counterparts. Collaborate with protocol operations, budget and compliance functions – as well as research staff, Principal Investigators and external sponsors – to u... read more
Duties: Resolve non-complex Enforcement matters based on rigorous assessment and effective advocacy; Execute an effective risk-based legal strategy to assess the record fairly; Recommend a fair and effective outcome, accurately assessing the evidence and applying a well-reasoned legal framework to the case; Identify potential risks, defenses, individual liability and Principal Considerations; Effectively negotiate settlements, demonstrating knowledge o... read more
Temporary Staff Attorney
The candidate will work closely with the legal director and other legal staff on several projects, including conducting research on LGBTQ asylum issues and drafting various materials for use by practitioners and clients. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, and license to practice law with 3-5 years of experience in asylum law and experience specifically with LGBTQ asylum seekers. Should have excellent writing skills; remarkable a... read more