Staff Attorney, Family Law Project
Duties: Provides direct representation and advocacy to clients in family law litigation, including family offense, custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and matrimonial matters. Maintains a caseload of approximately 20 - 30 active clients per month and approximately 40 – 60 active cases. Conducts screenings of walk-in clients at Bronx Family Justice Center. Assigns tasks to project assistants and supervises them in the com... read more
Seeking an Seasoned Matrimonial Attorney with 5+ years of experience as an attorney with 3+ of those years concentrating in matrimonial/family law. Candidate must have experience with hearings, trials, depositions and motion practice and must be a self-starter and a multi-tasker. Must be willing to travel to different counties.
Responsibilities: Advising and representing immigrant survivors in cases filed with federal administrative bodies and federal district and appellate courts. Advising and representing survivors of violence in custody/visitation, family offense, child/spousal support, and divorce cases filed with Family and Supreme Courts in New York City. Collaborating with Family and Immigration Unit staff attorneys and paralegals on litigation matters and strategies. Prepar...
Juvenile Rights Assistant Attorney-in-Charge, Child Welfare (Citywide)
DUTIES: Together with the Borough Attorney-in-Charge, provide legal and managerial leadership for the Juvenile Rights Practice in the assigned Trial Office. Provide direct supervision and training support to Child Welfare Practitioners. Monitor and maintain high standard of representation and client service. Respond to client, community and staff concerns. Evaluate office needs and identify necessary re...