Attorney I, CAMBA Legal Services Housing Unit - Staten Island

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/07/2018

Address

Staten Island
New York
United States

Description

CAMBA Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) provides free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers in the areas of consumer law, foreclosure prevention, immigration, housing law, and domestic violence assistance. CAMBA attorneys also engage in legislative advocacy, impact litigation in both state and federal court, provide community education and offer expert training on a wide range of issues. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

The person filling this position is expected, under the direction of the General Counsel, to provide legal assistance to clients of CAMBA Legal Services.​​​


Minimum Education/Experience Required:

Juris Doctor (J.D.) + Licensed to practice law in NY State


Other Requirements:

Must be in good standing with NY State Bar

Knowledge of, and experience in, housing law preferred

Ability to analyze complex rent breakdowns to determine proper amount of rent owed

Ability to converse with clients in a language other than English preferred (Haitian/Creole, French, Spanish, Russian, etc.)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement


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