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Posted by: Nancy Green - 7/12/2017
Job Expires: 8/12/2017
Staff Attorney

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 management system.

 

Requirements:  Nassau/Suffolk 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:

 

                        Marissa Luchs Kindler, Senior Staff Attorney

                        Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Committee, Inc.

                        1757 Veterans Highway, Suite 50

                        Islandia, 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.

 

 

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