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
Staff Attorneys, Family and Immigration
The candidate will be responsible to advising and representing crime victims and survivors in matrimonial, custody/visitation, family offense matters, and child/spousal support proceedings in Family Courts in New York City, with a small caseload of affirmative immigration matters (U/T visas, VAWA self-petitions, and Battered Spouse Waivers). Collaborate with Family and Immigration Unit staff attorneys and paralegals on litigation mat... read more
Supervising Attorney – Family Defense Team
The candidate 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 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 ... read more
Deputy Director of EEO 95005 M1
Duties: The candidate will report to the Director/EEO Officer in the Office of Equal Employment. Will conduct intake discussions and provide feedback; prepare files for the EEO Officerâ€™s review; conduct follow-up investigations; and update employees on next steps. Maintain and monitor the inquiry and case logs to track case progress. Investigate high profile and complex discrimination complaints. Also assist with complex temporary/per...
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.
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 ...
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.
Entry level Attorney or Recent Graduate
Candidate will be primarily focus on real estate transactional work, some family law mixed in along with general practice.
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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...
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 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 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...