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Legal Coordinator

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Yaffed
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New York, NY

Yaffed


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Published 17 days ago

March 1, 2021
$70,000 - $80,000

Yaffed is seeking to hire a Legal Coordinator to oversee our legal efforts with a network of pro bono attorneys. Yaffed’s mission is to ensure that students receive the academic skills they need in order to pursue lives of economic self-sufficiency with a broad range of opportunities for personal choice and individual fulfillment. Our legal coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of our team of pro bono attorneys to advance our mission of ensuring that all private schools offer a quality education that is, at minimum, substantially equivalent to that of public schools.


Ongoing Tasks for the Legal Coordinator will include:

  • Developing relationships with our pro bono attorney and recruiting additional attorneys to join our team
  • Raising awareness of Yaffed’s work with pro bono attorneys, law firms, solo practitioners, bar associations and corporate law departments
  • Working with partners to develop a strategy that will engage the legal community in advancing Yaffed’s agenda
  • Creating and maintaining a tracking system to allow for the monitoring of all legal cases in which Yaffed is directly involved or relate to the advancement of our mission
  • Reviewing cases for similarities and creating mechanisms to allow pro bono attorneys to benefit from the experiences of each other and determine where to develop resources 
  • Supporting attorneys in their work where appropriate
  • Meeting with parents and yeshiva graduates to determine the potential for new cases and assigning cases as needed
  • Researching ongoing legal questions as issues arise and advising on internal legal issues
  • Managing and tracking all FOIL requests made by Yaffed


Required Skills:

  • Strong commitment to Yaffed’s mission and vision
  • Highly organized, great management skills
  • Ability to track multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with g-suite and microsoft office products


Experience:

8-10 years prior experience in legal strategy, ideally with experience in educational law 


Salary of $70,000-$80,000 commensurate with experience

Employer contribution to medical expenses

403B plan with employer contribution

Generous PTO policy


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to careers@yaffed.org

Applications without cover letters will not be considered


Yaffed is seeking to hire a Legal Coordinator to oversee our legal efforts with a network of pro bono attorneys. Yaffed’s mission is to ensure that students receive the academic skills they need in order to pursue lives of economic…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Employer contribution to medical expenses

403B plan with employer contribution

Generous PTO policy


Employer contribution to medical expenses

403B plan with employer contribution

Generous PTO policy


Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@yaffed.org

Please send a cover letter and resume to careers@yaffed.org

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