• February 10, 2017 10:31 AM | Anonymous

    Peter L. Cedeno & Associates, P.C. has an opening for an associate.  This boutique law firm specializes in family and matrimonial cases exclusively.  They are looking for an associate with experience in these areas who is Spanish speaking.

    Those interested can contact Peter Cedeno directly at plcedeno@nyc-divorces.com.

  • February 06, 2017 1:23 PM | Anonymous

    Regional mid-sized firm with diversified civil litigation practice seeking hardworking attorneys with 1-3 years' experience for its downtown Manhattan office.   Must have exceptional communication skills and academic credentials. NY bar required, Connecticut bar and experience in labor law and product liability defense preferred, but not required. Competitive salary and benefits. 

     Send resume to:

    Landman Corsi Ballaine & Ford P.C.

    Attn: Hiring Member

    120 Broadway, 27th Floor

    New York, NY 10271-0079 or email nyattyhiring@lcbf.com

    For more information about our firm, please visit our website at www.lcbf.com

  • January 19, 2017 3:16 PM | Anonymous

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) is a 50-year-old non-profit organization dedicated to providing free, high-quality legal counsel in civil matters where basic human needs are at stake including: eviction and foreclosure prevention, domestic violence, disability, children’s law and advocacy, elder law, healthcare, consumer fraud and more.  

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening in our White Plains office for a full time staff attorney to work on housing matters. The attorney will also serve low-income individuals and families with matters including eviction, unlawful lock-outs, habitability issues and succession rights challenges. As many of our clients have protected housing or have specialized housing vouchers, the work will include section 8 and other hearings on voucher changes or terminations.

    Duties of the Position: individual case work, administrative advocacy and litigation in city courts and justice courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers. The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities. Some evening work which includes appearances at night court housing matters may occur in specific justice courts. 

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 3:13 PM | Anonymous

    Thomson Reuters is currently staffing two projects starting January 17, 2017.

    You can apply by emailing your resume to  ann.peckskamp@thomsonreuters.com

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 3:12 PM | Anonymous

    New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is seeking applications for a Senior Staff Attorney position. The Senior Staff Attorney will be dedicated to NYLPI’s mission of advancing civil rights and social justice, with a focus on disability, health, and immigrant justice. 

    The Senior Staff Attorney will have the exciting opportunity to work on existing projects in two programs, Disability Justice and Health Justice, while also developing additional work in those programs that fits within NYLPI’s mission. The Senior Staff Attorney will take substantial responsibility, in collaboration with the Disability and Health Justice Program Directors, for identifying, managing and advancing new campaign and litigation opportunities, particularly in this critical time when health, disability, and immigrant rights are under attack. The urgency of the work in these areas has never been greater because of recent threats. 

    Please send cover letter, resume, brief writing sample (3-5 pages) and three references by January 24, 2017 to jobs@nylpi.org with the words: Attention: Senior Staff Attorney Position. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please mention in your cover letter where you saw this advertisement. Visit us to learn more at www.nylpi.org

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 3:10 PM | Anonymous

    The Human Rights Regional Director 1 is responsible for overseeing the work and operations of the Housing Investigations Unit to ensure that the office is meeting the mission of the New York State Division of Human Rights Law (“Law”) and the vision of the Commissioner, which includes, specifically, enforcing the Law to the fullest extent possible; overseeing the operations of the region so to ensure that it is functioning effectively and efficiently; identifying problems in his/her region and solutions to those problems; overseeing and facilitating the investigation and resolution of discrimination complaints; building relationships with local community and advocacy groups; ensuring that the investigatory process is managed and working in compliance with the standards set by the law and the Commissioner, and that the statutory targets are being met; ensuring that the region is investigating thoroughly all complaints of discrimination and forwarding to hearing those cases where there is probable cause to believe the respondent unlawfully discriminated against the complainant. 

    Resumes should be sent to:

    Ali Jafri, Director of Human Resources Management One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor
    Bronx, NY 10458
    E-mail: resume@dhr.ny.gov 

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 3:03 PM | Anonymous

    The Human Rights Regional Director 1 is responsible for overseeing the work and operations of the Buffalo Regional Office to ensure that the office is meeting the mission of the New York State Division of Human Rights Law (“Law”) and the vision of the Commissioner, which includes, specifically, enforcing the Law to the fullest extent possible; overseeing the operations of the region so to ensure that it is functioning effectively and efficiently; identifying problems in his/her region and solutions to those problems; overseeing and facilitating the investigation and resolution of discrimination complaints; building relationships with local community and advocacy groups; ensuring that the investigatory process is managed and working in compliance with the standards set by the law and the Commissioner, and that the statutory targets are being met; ensuring that the region is investigating thoroughly all complaints of discrimination and forwarding to hearing those cases where there is probable cause to believe the respondent unlawfully discriminated against the complainant. 

    Resumes should be sent to: Ali Jari, Director of Human Resources Management, One Fordham Plaza, 4th Floor Bronx, NY 10458

    E-mail: dhr.dl.resume@dhr.ny.gov 

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 3:02 PM | Anonymous

    Pro Bono Net is seeking an energetic, self-starter for the LawHelpNY Content Manager position. The Content Manager will report to the LawHelpNY Program Director. The ideal candidate is a bilingual attorney with 2-3 years related website content and social media experience and is familiar with HTML and CSS. The Content Manager will be responsible for developing a content strategy for a statewide legal information website, develop content partnerships with members of the legal services community, design new website content, track user analytics and develop usage reports. 

    TO APPLY: Application deadline is January 27, 2017. Applicants are being considered on a rolling basis. To apply please send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to jobs@nylawhelp.org

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 2:58 PM | Anonymous

    The Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) is the agency charged with enforcing the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) one of the most expansive civil rights laws in the nation. Through its Law Enforcement Bureau (LEB), the Commission accepts claims filed by the public, and has the power to initiate its own investigations to affirmatively root out discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other violations of the NYCHRL. 

    The Commission is seeking to hire a qualified Human Rights Specialist (Infoline) to serve in the LEB.

    Job Description:

    •   Respond to members of the general public calling CCHR’s Infoline by: screening calls and performing a preliminary assessment to determine whether a caller should be scheduled for an intake appointment at LEB; providing information including but not limited to site locations, phone numbers, and functions of the agency; and referring callers to appropriate additional services.

    •   Assist with community-based outreach about the NYCHRL and related issues to community groups, tenant groups, grass-root organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, private entities, and governmental agencies. Meet with members of the public to perform a preliminary assessment of the individual’s needs and/or claims of discrimination.

    •   Perform data entry, generate letters, and otherwise facilitate communication with members of the public making inquiries at CCHR.

    TO APPLY For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS) - www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID #: 274644

    For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID #: 

    See full job post here.

  • January 19, 2017 2:56 PM | Anonymous

    The City University of New York (CUNY) is seeking nominations and applications for a General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs. CUNY is the nation’s largest urban university system with 24 college and school units, 274,000 degree students, and more than 45,000 faculty and staff. 

    APPLICATIONS: Applicants should submit their resume and a letter addressing how they meet the Search Committee’s preferred qualifications.

    NOMINATIONS: Nominators should send a letter of nomination, and, if possible, the nominee’s resume.

    Applications and nominations should be sent electronically to: CUNY GCVCLA at executivesearch@cuny.edu. 

    See full post here.

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