• February 14, 2017 4:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Safety Net Project (SNP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks applicants for the position of Staff Attorney. The Staff Attorney will focus on landlord-tenant practice.

    The attorney will be responsible for providing direct legal representation to Bronx tenants and tenant associations in the area of landlord-tenant law, including affirmative litigation (e.g., HP actions and rent strikes). The attorney’s advocacy duties will include (but are not limited to): training residents on tenants’ rights issues, assisting with regulatory advocacy, staffing housing clinics in the Bronx, staffing intake in Bronx Housing Court, maintaining and providing advice and referrals. This job will require some evening meetings and the attorney will be seated in our Bronx office. 

    Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter by e-mail to SNPhiring@urbanjustice.org. The subject line of the email must include: “Staff Attorney Position.” Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

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  • February 14, 2017 4:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NCLR is seeking a Senior Policy Analyst for its Immigration Policy Project. Based in Washington, DC, this position is housed in the Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation (ORAL) and reports to the Deputy Vice President. NCLR’s Immigration Policy Project conducts research, policy analysis, advocacy, and communications activities to advance effective and humane immigration policies. These policies include workable legal immigration channels that uphold family unity and protect workers’ rights, successful immigrant integration strategies that promote legalization and citizenship, and reforms necessary to improve the current immigration system. 

    SEND COVER LETTER, WRITING SAMPLE, AND RÉSUMÉ TO:

    National Council of La Raza Raul Yzaguirre Building Attn: Darcy Eschews

    1126 16th Street, NW, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20036-4845

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  • February 14, 2017 4:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The New York City Department of Correction has vacancies for Legal Coordinators. Under general supervision and with latitude to exercise decision-making and independent judgement, the successful candidates will be responsible for providing legal services assistance to pre-trial detainees and sentenced inmates in a correctional institution. The incumbents will provide inmates with information regarding current State and Federal statutes and case law; direct inmates to appropriate source materials so they may read laws and cases appropriate to their individual situation; instruct a basic legal research class and provide training in the drafting of various motions and writs; train inmates in legal research methodology, in accordance with an outline provided by the Director of Law Libraries; provide an overview of the criminal justice system; review law journals and other publications for information on current legal developments; direct inmates to appropriate forms to use in preparing legal documents; provide assistance in adapting forms for individual use; perform Notary Public or Commissioner of Deeds duties in attesting to legal documents prepared by individual inmates; ensure updated legal materials are incorporated in the library’s collection; conduct daily inventory; and perform related duties as assigned. 

    To Apply

    For City employees: Go to Employee Self-Service (ESS)-www.nyc.gov/ess and search for Job ID#: 235226 For all other applicants: Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job ID#:235226 Submission of a resume is not a guarantee that you will receive an interview.  Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. 

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  • February 14, 2017 4:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Environmental Protection Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator for the New York City office. Applicants must have a minimum of (7) seven years of experience litigating environmental or comparable complex cases. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of federal and state environmental statutes, will have served as primary counsel in both federal and state court litigation, including cost recovery cases, and will have experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials, and settlements. Excellent writing skills are required, and the applicant must have the ability to work well with client agencies. Commitment to public service is essential. 

    Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: EPB_NYC_AAG_3093; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position. 

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  • February 14, 2017 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Environmental Protection Bureau is seeking a Section Chief to lead its Affirmative Litigation Section in Albany, New York. The Section Chief will be responsible for developing and managing complex civil law enforcement investigations and litigation and for managing a group of lawyers with diverse experience and skills. The Section Chief will supervise affirmative environmental litigation, including contaminated site cost recovery litigation, in both state and federal courts. Applicants must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience litigating complex environmental cases and conducting investigations. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of federal and state environmental statutes, will have served as primary counsel in both federal and state court litigation, including cases under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and other federal statutes; will have experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials, and settlements; and will have at least three years of experience managing attorneys and litigation teams. Excellent writing skills are required, and the applicant must have the ability to work well with client agencies. Commitment to public service is essential. 

    Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: EPB_ALB_AAG/SC_3096;

    applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position. 

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  • February 10, 2017 10:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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 member (Administrator)

    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 member (Administrator)

    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. 

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  • January 19, 2017 3:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

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

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  • January 19, 2017 3:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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

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