Agency Attorney II
The candidate works within the Law Enforcement Bureau to enforce the New York City Human Rights Law through pre-complaint interventions, investigations, mediations, settlements, and litigation. May serve as lead attorneys on complex litigation and investigations, and/or specialized projects in an area of developing law, procedure or policy guidance. Interviews members of the public alleging claims of discrimination; engaging in pre-complaint intervention... read more
The candidate will be responsible for defending individuals navigating proceedings related to barriers to obtaining housing, eviction from housing, loss of employment licenses, correcting criminal record errors, loss of public and disability benefits, forfeiture of property and government misconduct. Collaborating with immigration, criminal and family defense attorneys, advocates and social workers to assess and address client needs. Representing individuals... read more
Civil Practice Director of Housing
The candidate will report to the Attorney-in-Charge in each borough to meet all grant and funder obligations. Will supervise all facets of housing work, including staff attorneys, paralegals, paralegal supervisors and supervising attorneys. Work collaboratively with the housing leadership group, the attorney-in-charge of the Civil Law Reform Unit, the Citywide Director of the Housing Justice - Group Advocacy and the Grants and Contracts t... read more
Lawyer - Entry-level Associate for Negligence Firm
The candidate should be admitted to practice in New York or at least have passed the NY Bar Exam with admission expected soon. Excellent researching and writing skills required. Drafting Bills of Particulars, pleadings, and motions - all of which you will be taught. Attending court appearances and conducting depositions - in person and remotely.
Lawyer - Associate Sought
The candidate should have 2-5 years' experience for an Associate Position to join us in prosecuting our personal injury, police misconduct, and medical malpractice cases. Must be admitted to practice law in New York and have experience in personal injury litigation. Excellent researching and writing skills required. Attending court appearances; conducting depositions; and drafting motions, pleadings, and Bills of Particulars.
Staff Attorneys, Housing
Duties: Work as part of City's Universal Access to Counsel in Housing Court initiative (UAC), which seeks to provide legal assistance to all tenants facing eviction in court. Will primarily litigate cases in housing court, administrative forums and other state and federal courts on behalf of people facing eviction, and may also litigate affirmative cases challenging agencies and actors who threaten Bronx residents' ability to obtain and retain affo...
Deputy Counsel - Compliance
The candidate will advise and supervise all litigation claims; Coordinate insurance coverage; Draft and/or review litigation documents; Conduct general legal research; Assist in responding to external audits, reviews and complaint investigations; Supervise violation management and violation outside counsel; Handle litigation cases in house; Manage subpoena requests/medical records requests. Should have Juris Doctor. Should have 2-5 years’ expe...
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney
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 service. Foster and encourage teamwork an...
Testimonial of the Week
LawCrossing was probably the best legal board I have used. I liked the layout and it was user friendly. I tried to use another job board, but it was not user friendly and was kind of a pain, whereas LawCrossing was easy to use to find jobs. I really liked it. I would certainly recommend this site and service to my colleagues.
Attorney - Social Security/Disability
Responsibilities: New client interviews. Provide legal advice and counsel. Preparation for and representation at disability hearings before Administrative Law Judges.
Agency Attorney 1
Duties: Interviews members of the public alleging claims of discrimination; engaging in pre-complaint interventions, investigations, and files complaints where appropriate. Investigates claims of discrimination made by members of the public and pattern or practice violations for potential Commission-initiated action. Negotiates resolutions of claims and drafts settlement agreements. Monitors compliance with settlement agreements. Represents Commission in ...
The candidate will be responsible for: Supervising staff attorneys in conducting interviews with members of the public alleging claims of discrimination under the NYCHRL and investigating those claims. Supervising LEB attorneys and other staff in the investigation of complaints of violations of the NYCHRL. Supervising LEB attorneys in negotiating resolutions of claims of discrimination and drafting conciliation agreements. Supervising LEB attorneys in ...
Supervising Attorney - Employment
The candidate will be responsible for: Supervising LEB attorneys and other staff in employment discrimination cases. Supervising staff attorneys in conducting interviews with members of the public alleging claims of discrimination in employment under the NYCHRL and investigating those claims. Supervising LEB attorneys and other staff in the investigation of complaints of violations of the NYCHRL. Supervising LEB attorneys in negotiating re...
Civil Practice Staff Attorney - Foreclosure Prevention Unit
The candidate will represent clients in state and federal court proceedings and affirmative litigation. Represent clients at settlement conferences and advocacy with lenders to obtain loss mitigation. Advocate with local, state and federal agencies on behalf of clients. Train, conduct community outreach, and provide education for individuals, local community- based organizations, and housing advocates. Advocate ... read more
Criminal Defense Practice Staff Attorney
The candidate will handle homicide cases exclusively and assist the Director of HDTF in providing leadership and mentorship to all homicide certified attorneys, and other interdisciplinary team members. Will represent clients charged with homicide offenses. Mentor, support, and provide opportunities for attorneys to second seat homicide trials. Assist director in providing support mentorship and daily administration for other HDTF a... read more
Responsibilities: Concentration will be in housing benefits, including but not limited to New York housing subsidies, Section 8 and NYCHA proceedings and eligibility determinations/terminations, succession rights, rent stabilization, rent control, and knowledge of rent regulations and guidelines. Provide legal representation and advocacy to clients with housing benefit issues, including representation in housing court for certain cases with complex benefit r... read more