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. The staff attorney may file affirmative actions in the State Supreme and/or Federal Court to enforce local, state, and federal fair housing laws. The staff attorneys’ duties will include maintaining client and case data, time records and statistical information in the offices computerized case management system.
START DATE: Immediate
SALARY: $66,000-$92,561 DOE, union scale, excellent benefits.
REQUIREMENTS: Admission to New York State Bar. Applicants who have passed the State Bar and are pending admission will also be considered. Applicants who have taken the exam and are waiting to hear the results may be considered. Demonstrated commitment to the goals and clients of the legal services program.
Interested applicants submit a cover letter and resume to: Stephanie Buckheit HR Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org