Job Opportunity at Legal Services NYC

Legal Services NYC-Bronx is currently looking to hire a Staff Attorney to work in its Housing Unit. Legal Services NYC- Bronx is a not-for-profit law firm that is dedicated to helping low income residents of the Bronx protect their legal rights. It is part of a network of local programs that operate throughout New York City.

The candidate will be expected to represent low-income litigants in housing court, conduct outreach events, and engage in affirmative litigation in state and federal courts. The successful candidate must have excellent writing skills, a demonstrated commitment to public service, and an understanding of the legal problems and needs of the poor. The ability to communicate effectively with a low-income client community is essential and candidates with proficiency in languages other than English are strongly preferred.

The salary for this position is determined by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and is based on the date of graduation from law school.

To apply for the position, send your resume, a recent writing sample, and the names of three references via e-mail to:

Jennifer Levy, Esq.

Project Director

Legal Services NYC- Bronx

349 E. 149th Street, 10th floor

Bronx, N.Y. 10451

JenniferL@lsny.org

The e-mail should include “Bx Housing” in the subject line.

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