Duties: Research government and private foundation funding opportunities and identify those that are potentially a good fit for supporting programs; Analyze RFPs, prepare written RFP analyses for senior staff, and lead meetings with senior staff to discuss RFPs that are up for consideration; Lead the preparation and development of government and private foundation grant proposals, including all external and internal outreach and planning required and the draft... read more
Staff Attorney, Housing Rights Project
The candidate will work in a fast-paced environment on housing-related matters, including landlord/tenant actions, eviction defense and affirmative litigation on behalf of tenants. Will be expected to work closely with community-based organizations and conduct weekly, evening and weekend outreach and off-site intake with partners. A demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to working with immigrant communities, communit... read more
Senior Staff Attorney, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Unit
Duties: Home foreclosure support. Eviction defense and monitoring of the foreclosure process to ensure that the procedure is fair, and the law is appropriately followed and applied. Assistance to homeowners in settlement conferences in helping to renegotiate the terms of loans. Provision of intervention services to avoid imminent loss of home. Assistance to homeowners in analyzing mortgages and other legal documents t... read more
Interns gain hands on experience working with clients, in the courts and in the legislature. Interns are given meaningful work that not only is challenging, but also rewarding. Must perform at least 50 hours of pro bono related law work before being admitted.
Bilingual Parlegal Advocate
Responsibilities: Provides critical paralegal services to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. Conduct legal consultations for potential clients seeking legal assistance on orders of protection, custody, visitation, and child support under the supervision of CLS attorneys. Handle routine communications and transactions with clients. Interpret for non-English-speaking clients during attorney meetings, phone calls, and court appeara...
Responsibilities: Direct supervision to Managing Attorneys, Associate Attorneys, and Paralegal Advocates. Responsible for resource and legal program development. Develop and enhance relationships with corporate and pro bono partners. Responsible for the management of government contracts and private grants including applications, reporting and renewals. Oversee client databases. Work closely with Chief Executive Officer and senior team on all agency matte...
Housing Staff Attorney - White Plains
The candidate work on housing matters. Will also serve low-income individuals and families with matters including eviction, unlawful lock-outs, habitability issues and succession rights challenges. Duties of the Position: individual case work, administrative advocacy and litigation in city courts and justice courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service pro...
Associate Attorney – Immigration
The candidate will be responsible to provide legal representation and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking in immigration law matters, including all aspects of preparing VAWA Self-Petitions, Battered Spouse Waivers, Adjustment of Status Applications, Asylum applications, VAWA Cancellation of Removal and other removal defense strategies, SIJS, U visas, and T visas. Conduct regular intake and assessment of potent...
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Associate Attorney – Immigration
The candidate will take primary responsibility for her/his own caseload, serveing MSP’s clients in a holistic way by coordinating services with other programs, providing a high standard of legal advice and representation and empowering clients. Will also act as referral point of contact for the statewide OVS Crime Victims Legal Network. Provide legal representation and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking in ...
Associate Attorney - Immigration
The candidate will take primary responsibility for her/his own caseload, serveing MSP’s clients in a holistic way by coordinating services with other programs, providing a high standard of legal advice and representation and empowering clients. Will also act as referral point of contact for the statewide OVS Crime Victims Legal Network. Provide legal representation and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking in im...
Law Student Intern
The candidate will engage 238 law students to serve as AmeriCorps members around the country who are working to expand the delivery of legal services to low-income and/or homeless veterans and their families. Will improve the lives of low-income and homeless veterans by providing legal assistance that ultimately leads to higher incomes, better health, safer and more secure housing, and family stability. Will conduct legal research, draft legal memoranda ...
Duties: Conduct all aspects of a civil practice, including discovery, motion practice, negotiations, trial preparation and trials. Conduct regular intake and assessment of potential clients, on matters including matrimonial, housing, benefits, family law, and criminal. Track and collect statistical information for grant reports and compile and draft grant reports for funder(s). Participate in committees and working groups addressing the rights of survivo...
School Year Internship
The intern will handle legal issues, including corporate (formation of new nonprofits, corporate governance issues, mergers, and dissolutions), employment, intellectual property, real estate, and tax matters. Must be in both school-year and summer internship opportunities for current law students. Working under the direct supervision of the Partnership’s staff attorneys, interns help new nonprofits with the formation process (including incorporatin...