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
The fellow would be responsible for obtaining funding through an appropriate public interest fellowship program. Will work with a group of attorneys who will be responsible for investigating clients' claims of actual innocence. Reviewing client correspondence and transcripts, creating and implementing investigation strategies and conducting legal research, and drafting motions to vacate convictions in the state courts and pursuing those motions in federal cou...
Law Student Internships
The law students (1Ls or 2Ls) assist with federal and state civil rights lawsuits and with cases pending before administrative agencies. Interns work on individual housing discrimination cases by conducting pre-litigation investigations and by researching and analyzing a wide variety of substantive and procedural legal issues. Interns also help with legal research involving systemic discrimination in rental, sales, and mortgage lending on the basis ...
The candidate will assist legal counsel with in-house civil court legal actions focused on rent collection and prohibiting nuisance to maintain the health, welfare and safety of Community Access buildings. Will assume the direction of the timing and implementation of all legal actions against tenants. Keep accurate records and respond to messages from the attorneys. Expedite cases by giving timely notice to the program staff and site coordinator. Develop the abil...
Transgender Rights Project Law Student Intern
The intern, under the supervision of Lambda Legal’s Transgender Rights Project Director, will assist primarily with advancing and expanding Lambda Legal’s transgender civil rights work. Tasks will include: research and drafting in ongoing cases, prospective cases, and amicus curiae briefs; research, drafting, and/or editing publications on issues for general public education; and assistance with the maintenance and expans...
Duties: Work collaboratively with other team members to assist veterans in a holistic manner. Will be our campus outreach coordinator and will maintain and grow our connections with the many higher education institutions in New York City, communicating regularly with colleges’ veteran offices and student groups. In addition to outreach to student veterans, will work on VA claims, ranging from overpayments to characterization of discharge appeals, and, of...
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Legal interns assist counsel in all areas of our practice, including copyright and trademark licensing, patent review, and nonprofit corporate formation and compliance. Typical work includes legal research and writing, drafting educational materials, and assisting with registrations and other filing. Internships are part-time and generally last the length of one or more semesters. Should have a demonstrated interest in software freedom and be co...
Senior Staff Attorney
Responsibilities: Represent and advocate on behalf of Sikhs in a wide range of civil rights matters, Communicate effectively with clients; Analyze clients’ claims under relevant law, advise clients, and take appropriate legal action; Conduct legal research, and draft legal memoranda and pleadings; Conduct all aspects of litigation (strategizing, drafting pleadings, conducting discovery, etc.) in civil cases before state and federal courts and admi...
The students will join an organization that provides high quality, effective legal representation and assistance to indigent prisoners, to help them to secure their civil and human rights and to advocate for more humane prisons and for a more humane criminal justice system.
Areas of Law: Civil Rights, Disability, Family and Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Immigration and Naturalization, Prisoners, immigration- specifically removal defense, and mental health.
Business/Transactional Law Fellowship
This fellow will provide invaluable legal assistance to nonprofits that are serving low-income communities and creating a better New York, while develops professional skills and practical experience. Work on a range of legal projects. From advising nonprofit clients on board governance, fundraising law, and workforce reduction issues, to helping them review and negotiate contracts and strategic alliances, the fellow and other Allianc...
Legal interns assist counsel in all areas of our practice, including copyright and trademark licensing, patent review, and nonprofit corporate formation and compliance. Typical work includes legal research and writing, drafting educational materials, and assisting with registrations and other filing. Should have a demonstrated interest in software freedom and be conversant in legal and technical concepts related to free and open source software. Familiarity w...