BOOM!Health's Legal Services Program provides free legal
assistance to low-income Bronx families, as well as Bronx residents who are
living with HIV/AIDS. The Housing Attorney provides legal advice and direct
representation to clients at risk of eviction, living in substandard housing or
otherwise at risk of homelessness in all housing court proceedings and appeals,
and in hearings before administrative agencies.
Applicants should have 2 to 5 years of relevant legal experience
and a demonstrated commitment to working with low-income families and
individuals and/or persons living with HIV/AIDS. The successful candidate must
be a conscientious self-starter and be able to work independently, as well as
work successfully in a team environment. The individual will be responsible for
working with a number of attorneys simultaneously in an active litigation
practice. S/he must be comfortable working under pressure of deadlines, and
have an ability to manage a large number of cases and emergencies
simultaneously. The ability to multi-task is critical. Prior knowledge or
experience with housing law matters is required; knowledge or experience with
HIV/AIDS and/or public benefits is preferred. Excellent writing, communication,
and organizational skills are essential.
Juris doctor degree and New York State bar admission (in good
standing) is required. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Computer proficiency in
Microsoft Office, including MS Word, Excel required. BOOM!Health offers a
competitive salary, excellent benefits and a rewarding job environment.
To Apply Please use the link below:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer