The Housing Unit provides legal
representation and advice to tenants facing eviction and termination from
federally subsidized housing programs.
The staff attorney will represent tenants in summary eviction
proceedings, appeals and at hearings before local Housing Authorities
contesting terminations from federally subsidized housing programs, and may
file affirmative actions in State Supreme and/or Federal Court to enforce
local, state and federal fair housing laws.
In addition, the staff attorney
will provide advice and counsel, and pro se assistance, to tenants we will not
otherwise represent in Court or administrative hearings, and will be expected
to engage in community outreach. The
staff attorney's duties will include maintain client and case date, time
records and statistical information in the office's computerized case
Law Services is a non-profit organization providing free legal services to
low-income households. Admission to the
New York State Bar or applicants who have passed the Bar Examination and are
awaiting admission, is preferred.
SALARY: $50,250.00 D.O.E.
Interested applicants should
submit their resume to:
Luchs Kindler, Senior Staff Attorney
Law Services Committee, Inc.
Veterans Highway, Suite 50
New York 11793
NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE,
INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLYER. PERSONS OF COLOR AND PERSONS WITH
DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.