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 candidate is responsible to assist senior associates with case management. Analyze complex legal and factual issues, conduct extensive, well-reasoned legal research, independently develop and present legal strategies on behalf of clients. Prepare complex pleadings, written discovery, depositions, motions and briefs in support of legal strategies. Attend depositions and court conference. Prepare and file necessary motions. Communicate with the court, ... read more
Wyckoff office of our client seeks family law attorney with 2+ years of experience or a Judicial Clerkship. The candidate will manage a file and work in a team environment assisting with all aspects of a family law case including motion practice, alimony, child support, custody, equitable distribution. read more
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney-Family/Domestic Violence Unit
The candidate work closely with the Director of the Family/DV Unit in managing and supervising the Family/DV Unit staff in all boroughs. Manage the day-to-day Family/DV Unit staff attorneys and paralegals in the neighborhood offices. Represent clients in State and federal court proceedings. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service. Maintain a reasonable individual caseload. A...
The candidate will join practice that spans immigration, family, and municipal court matters. Legal research and writing. Draft pleadings, motions, and briefs. Interview and counsel clients and witnesses. Guide and supervise paralegal team. Litigate in court. Should be Licensed in New Jersey. Should have fluency in spoken and written Spanish.
The candidate must be an experienced licensed Attorney. Bilingual strongly preferred, for representation of low-income persons with disabilities. Practice areas include evictions, public entitlements, family and consumer law.
Family Law Associate
The candidate will handle all aspects of family law matters. Must have completed a family law clerkship. Must have excellent research and writing skills. Should have strong understanding of matrimonial law and strong interpersonal skills. Must be licensed to practice law in good standing; Admitted to practice in New Jersey. Should have 4 years of in-depth knowledge and experience in Family Law. Must have excellent business and problem-solving skills as...
The candidate will work in areas of civil litigation and family law. Will handle client meetings, pleadings, discovery, motion practice and trials. Active New Jersey law license is required. Judicial clerkship a plus.
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Duties: Obtain high quality, appropriate educational services for underserved immigrant families. Will primarily serve immigrant families of children with special needs, including representation at special education administrative hearings as well as participation in school meetings and school visits. Will also assist immigrant families with education-related issues including school enrollment, bilingual programs, and bullying. Will provide know-your-rights ...
Designated Felony Assistant Corporation Counsel
The candidate handle major cases in NYC Family Court in Bronx County. This includes firearms cases as well as burglaries, robberies, serious assaults and homicides. As part of the Raise the Age initiative, this attorney will be expected to handle removals from the Youth Part of the Superior Court for both juvenile and adolescent offenders, as well as designated felonies that originate in Family Court. Would be expected to par...
The candidate will supervise a team of highly trained firm volunteer Advocates. Will provide supportive and constructive guidance and oversight to volunteers in developing case assessments, case plans and advocacy strategies to ensure that children have their needs met while in foster care move out of foster care as quickly as possible. Provide direct case management and advocacy when volunteers are not available, or on cases requiring higher-level supp...
Family Law Attorney
The candidate will provide representation in a wide variety of family law matters, including Domestic Violence, Custody, Support and Divorce matters. Prior Legal Services experience or a demonstrated commitment to legal assistance for the disadvantaged is preferred. Bilingual skills are preferred.