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Company
Brooklyn Legal Services Corpor...
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Brooklyn, NY
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2020
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Staff Attorney, Preserving Affordable Housing Program Candidate will represent low-income tenants in facing eviction in court and before administrative agencies and bringing affirmative litigation. Will handle a full caseload of representation non-payment, holdover, HP, 7A, and harassment proceedings in Housing Court, which involves frequent motion practice, discovery, and depositions, communication with clients, negotiations with opposing counsel and advocacy with outsid... read more
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Company
New York Lawyers for the Publi...
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
New York City, NY
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2020
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11
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4
2021 Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship The candidate will indulge programs such as Equal Justice Works and the Skadden Fellowship Foundation provide two-year fellowships to graduating law students, outgoing judicial clerks and, in the case of Equal Justice Works, experienced attorneys motivated to work at a public interest legal organization. We also welcome applicants who may be eligible for other fellowship programs. The fellowship programs are competitive, and applicants n... read more
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New York Lawyers for the Publi...
Location
New York City, NY
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2020
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2021 Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship The candidate will indulge programs such as Equal Justice Works and the Skadden Fellowship Foundation provide two-year fellowships to graduating law students, outgoing judicial clerks and, in the case of Equal Justice Works, experienced attorneys motivated to work at a public interest legal organization. We also welcome applicants who may be eligible for other fellowship programs. The fellowship programs are competitive, and applicants n... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 2 yrs required
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
Jul 01, 2020
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Civil Practice Paralegal Supervisor - Housing The candidate will be expected to take the lead in managing housing intake, coordinating work with the Grants and Contracts team, and developing new protocols and strategies to respond to changing needs for paralegal support and case handling in Housing Practice. Will ensure accountability and maintenance of practice standards. Develop and implement intake procedures and policies. Oversee and ensure collection and reporting of ... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 4 yrs required
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
May 20, 2020
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Criminal Defense Practice Paralegal I - Discovery Unit The candidate will provide client services as a member of the Criminal Defense Practice's newly formed Discovery Unit. Will transform law practice in the criminal legal system by requiring prosecutors to disclose evidence to accused people and their defense attorneys. Process receipt of discovery materials from the prosecution including preserving materials and providing notice to assigned attorneys and staff. Process ... read more
Company
Public Interest
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
May 20, 2020
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Criminal Defense Practice Staff Attorney The candidate will provide support to attorneys handling DNA matters, advance policy initiatives, and litigate systemic issues as needed. Developing litigation strategies to assist attorneys and clients in litigating forensic feature comparison methods such as fingerprints and firearms/toolmark comparisons. Maintain caseloads pertaining to matters where DNA evidence or other forensic feature comparison methods are involved and provi... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 3 yrs required
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
Jul 01, 2020
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Civil Practice Supervising Attorney, Housing-related Government Benefits RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise, mentor, and train staff attorneys, paralegal supervisors, and paralegal casehandlers. Participate in structural and strategical planning for the benefits work within the housing practice of their respective neighborhood office. Represent clients in state and federal administrative and court proceedings. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client serv... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
May 20, 2020
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9
Civil Practice Staff Attorney Housing Group Advocacy DUTIES: Represent clients in city, state and federal court proceedings, administrative hearings and affirmative litigation. Provide representation and advocacy with local, state and federal agencies. Provide training, community outreach and education to individuals, local community-based organizations and housing advocates. Conduct policy advocacy on behalf of clients. Coordinate and collaborate with other groups and org... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
May 20, 2020
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2
Civil Practice Paralegal Supervisor, Housing Group Advocacy (Citywide) Duties: Ensure accountability and maintenance of practice standards. Develop and implement as needed intake procedures and policies. Oversee and ensure collection and reporting of data for various housing grants. Create and support new approaches to meeting staff and client needs. Provide emergency office and case coverage. Participate in supervisory and management meetings. Identify and create opportun... read more
Company
Public Interest
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
May 20, 2020
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Civil Practice Paralegal Casehandler-Housing Group Advocacy Project (Citywide) The candidate works with tenant associations, groups of shareholders, HDFC coop boards, and community based organizations throughout Manhattan to prevent tenant displacement, enforce tenant rights, form low-income housing cooperatives, create and maintain proper governance practices in HDFC coops, and promote community stability and advancement. May be required to work in more than one community... read more
Company
Public Interest
Experience
Min 5 yrs required
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
Jun 04, 2020
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24
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4
Intake Paralegal, Immigration Duties: Supporting grant administration. For example, entering/tracking client information in databases and grant management systems, running reports, and helping prepare for audits; Helping open and close client cases by conducting eligibility screenings, getting needed information, creating electronic/physical files, and working with teammatesto document the services we provide; Conducting intakes at the Queens Family Justice Center, communi... read more
Company
Public Interest
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
May 20, 2020
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6
Civil Practice Staff Attorney - Housing The candidate will be responsible for: 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 advoc... read more
Company
Public Interest
Location
Jamaica, NY
Posted Date
Jun 11, 2020
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20
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2
Director, Immigration Advocacy Project The candidate will lead and support a team of six attorneys, three paralegals, and a social worker to provide high-quality legal representation and comprehensive services to low-income immigrants in Queens. Manage staff on their cases, co-counsel with them on complicated cases, and provide coverage for staff; Administer grants, manage grant reports, and write grant proposals; Work with the Queens Family Justice Center as an on-site pa... read more
SPONSORED JOB
Company
New York Lawyers for the Publi...
Location
New York City, NY
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2020
Total Views
2
2021 Post-Graduate Legal Fellowship The candidate will indulge programs such as Equal Justice Works and the Skadden Fellowship Foundation provide two-year fellowships to graduating law students, outgoing judicial clerks and, in the case of Equal Justice Works, experienced attorneys motivated to work at a public interest legal organization. We also welcome applicants who may be eligible for other fellowship programs. The fellowship programs are competitive, and applicants n... read more
SPONSORED JOB
Company
LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Experience
Min 1 yrs required
Location
New York City, NY
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2020
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3
Fall 2020 Legal Internship - Headquarters Interns will conduct fact investigations and legal research, draft sections of legal briefs and memos of law, participate in client & witness interviews and trial preparation, and accompany staff lawyers to court proceedings and legislative hearings. Will be involved in every stage of planning, developing and prosecuting our impact cases. read more
SPONSORED JOB
Company
Legal Aid Society of New York
Location
New York City, NY
Posted Date
Jul 01, 2020
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2
Juvenile Rights Practice Legal Intern 2L - Fall 2020 The candidate duties may include: legal research, motion writing, home/school visits, interviewing of children and caretakers, motion practice and trial preparation, and other tasks as assigned. Must be a current 2L law school student in good standing. Relevant clinical program or work experience preferred. Must have commitment to children's issues and juvenile justice. Deadline: Sep 14, 2020. read more
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