About the Position: HLA
seeks an attorney to join our expanding housing and tenants' rights practice
and to defend tenants facing eviction proceedings in Syracuse City Court. This
attorney will also be expected to provide advice and counsel and other legal
services to tenants with housing issues, and to participate in outreach and
community education initiatives concerning tenants' rights. This position
presents a unique opportunity to join a collaborative office working to provide
high-quality housing legal services to tenants in the City of Syracuse, and
with the recent passage and implementation of the Housing Stability and Tenant
Protection of 2019 this is a dynamic and evolving area of practice.
Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to public-interest law and to
serving low-income persons. Admission or pending admission to New York bar.
Qualifications: Ability to multi-task. Strong written and oral advocacy
skills. Diverse economic, social, and/or cultural experiences.
fringe benefits including generous leave, health, dental, and optical
insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and a great work environment.
Start Date: As
soon as possible.