Staff Attorney (Part-Time)
The candidate will provide direct representation, advocacy and pro se assistance to clients in family law litigation, including family offense, custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and matrimonial cases. Screens, advises and advocates for clients in legal and non-legal forums. Conducts outreach to undeserved communities. Represents Sanctuary for Families on task forces and other political and advocacy committees outside the agency. ... read more
Supervising Staff Attorney
The candidate will be responsible to supervise legal services team consisting of BIA accredited representatives, Immigrant Justice Corps fellows and support staff. Monitor substantive legal work including reviewing light-touch and complex immigration matters, case reviews, feedback on written material and verbal advocacy. Provide mentoring, consult and advice. Represent clients by maintaining a caseload of immigration and family law including VAW... read more
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...
Attorney - Family Law/Immigration
The candidate will be interviewing clients, providing advice, brief services and assessment for representation to new clients. Advising and representing survivors of domestic violence (intimate partner violence) in family law and matrimonial cases in New York County Family Court, Supreme and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts. Participation in the Upper Manhattan Domestic Violence Services Collaborative and related events. Collaborate wit...
Duties: Reporting to the Managing Attorney, will manage a team which represents parents in child welfare and related family court cases, including custody, visitation and termination of parental rights proceedings. Embrace NDS’ philosophy of client-centered, community-based, holistic representation and commitment to excellence; Manage a team which represents clients charged with abuse and/or neglect in Family Court; Train and supervise staff, includi...
New Jersey based family law firm is seeking an experienced divorce attorney with 8+ years of experience to open their New York City office. Should have top academic credentials and be a member of the NY bar.
Staff Attorney, Family Defense Practice
Candidate will: Represent parents in Family Court who are respondents in Article 10 and Termination of Parental Rights proceedings, as part of interdisciplinary legal teams. Will also pursue interim appeals on behalf of clients. Providing clients with high quality legal defense, objectives of the teams include keeping children out of foster care, shortening lengths of stay for children in foster care, promoting quality visiting arran...
The candidate's responsibilities may include: Participate in the agency’s client intake and legal screening Assess clients for placement with pro bono attorneys from partner law firms. Provide advice and brief services to women who are preceding pro se in family law and matrimonial law matters. Maintain a small caseload of cases. Mentor and support volunteer attorneys who are handling family law and uncontested divorces for Her Justice-referred clients. Wo...
Legal Counsel/Government Relations Advocate
The candidate identifies legislation and other public policy issues that can impact Also serves as a liaison with legislative/government officials informing them of programs and advocacy efforts. This position coordinates efforts with other child welfare organizations to promote its public policy agenda; this includes serving as the Secretary of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children -New York (APSAC-NY) Publi...
Duties: Participate in all aspects of litigation including, but not limited to, client interviews, factual investigation, legal research, discovery, preparation of legal documents, court appearances. Represents the Agency on legal matters related to our clients in courts and other venues Aids in structuring the company’s internal legal function Provides counsel and guidance on legal matters. Advise management on matters related to the administration of cont...
The candidate work for Legal Division – Family Court. Will be assigned a mentor in their division. Participate in a week-long orientation program (“The ABC's for ACCs”). Tort and Family Court attorneys have individualized classroom training in preparation for courtroom appearances. Most litigating ACCs will also be invited to participate in week-long civil trial advocacy program, designed specifically for the kind of cases handled by the office. ...