The Unaccompanied Minors Program serves unaccompanied immigrant children who are detained temporarily by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) in juvenile facilities in the lower Hudson Valley, Long Island, and New York City. The staff attorney will work with a team to provide services to children who are, or have been, in ORR detention. The position includes extensive contact with youth, including youth who have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect, or other trauma. ... read more
The IOI Project counsels and represents individuals in more specialized/complex immigration processes. The attorney will carry a caseload of at least 50 active cases, consisting of complex immigration and removal defense, and will supervise law interns and migration counselors.
At least one year of post-JD experience in immigration law, representing clients in affirmative benefits applications to USCIS or in removal defense, ideally wit... read more
This position will involve being the CCCS representative and spokesperson for immigration services in the Bronx through oversight and coordination of immigration services and operations at the South Bronx Center and the development, implementation, coordination, and supervision of legal services delivery in the Bronx. The purpose and objective of the job is to further establish immigration services into the community, respond holistically to needs there, and develop CCCS’... read more
Unit Director, Disability Advocacy Project
Duties : Be responsible for working with staff to develop and implement a strategic vision for the work of the units. Also work with the units to devise creative, policy and high impact advocacy strategies to address systemic barriers facing people with disabilities and children with special needs. Supervise attorneys and paralegals on a range of litigation including administrative proceedings, appeals and affirmative litigation i...
Intern must speak fluent Mandarin and are available on Wednesdays. The position is available as a volunteer opportunity toward pro bono hours and under limited circumstances as a paid position
The candidate must be entry level attorneys or recent law graduates to work in its District Court Trial Bureau. Should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law.
Temporary And Education And Disbility Rights Project Staff Attorney
DUTIES: Direct representation of income eligible individuals with disabilities in a variety of areas, including special education (students age 5-21) and the appeal of adverse eligibility decisions pertaining to disability related services/programs through the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). Will protect the educational rights of homeless students, represent students at residency ...
Fall 2019 Internship
Intern assist County Court attorneys who represent clients charged with felonies. Externs work on a daily basis with staff attorneys. Their duties will include interviewing clients and family members, attending court conferences, legal research and writing, field investigations, and assisting attorneys during pre-trial hearings and at trial. The program is designed to provide law students with hands-on practical experience in the criminal justice syste...
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Staff Attorney, Appeals Bureau
The candidate work in Appeals Bureau. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in criminal defense and/or public interest law. Additionally, applicants must have demonstrated interest/experience in appellate advocacy and strong writing skills.
Spring 2020 Internship
Intern assist County Court attorneys who represent clients charged with felonies. Externs work on a daily basis with our staff attorneys. Their duties will include interviewing clients and family members, attending court conferences, legal research and writing, field investigations, and assisting attorneys during pre-trial hearings and at trial. The program is designed to provide law students with hands-on practical experience in the criminal justice...
DUTIES: Representation of eligible clients in administrative hearings and before the courts. Provide advice and advocacy services via telephone. Provide community education through clinics, workshops and trainings to clients and lay advocates. The staff attorney will be required to maintain case records in the office's computerized case management system.
Mental Health Law Project Staff Attorney
DUTIES : Representation of psychiatrically disabled clients in a variety of civil matters, before administrative agencies and various courts. Matters commonly handled include housing, Social Security Disability, Family Court cases and access to health care. Will include interviewing clients, engaging in community outreach, providing community legal education and keeping statistical information. Willing to handle many cases on an e...