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POSITION AVAILABLE: Staff Attorney - Housing Unit

SALARY RANGE: $63,050.00 - $90,042.00 per annum

REQUIREMENTS: Admitted to New York Bar, Minimum Two Years

                                    Commitment, Two Years' Experience Preferred,

Spanish Language Ability Preferred

DC 37 represents workers who care for the sick, the children, the elderly, maintain bridges, parks, roads and subways. staff the hospitals, schools, libraries, social service centers and city colleges, do clerical work, the maintenance work and the technical work that keep New York City running. Our state workers uphold rent regulations and serve as interpreters and reporters in the courts. United in District Council 37, we are a mighty and powerful force to be reckoned with. We're also part of AFSCME - the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - with more than 1.6 million members nationwide. DC 37 is about improving our members lives on the job and in their communities. We believe social justice is a union issue. Through activism and coalition-building, DC 37 is reaching out in the communities of this city to fight tor a better future for our members and our children.

 Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) is a benefit which provides free legal services to employees and retirees covered under the Union's collective bargaining agreement. MELS is funded through employer contributions to DC 37's Health and Security Plan.

Housing Unit Staff Attorneys are part of a team of lawyers, social workers and legal assistants who represent clients facing eviction from their homes and any of the five boroughs and parts of Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties. Attorneys are assigned to practice in a particular county of counties.

Staff Attorneys have direct responsibility for all legal components of cases from the initial intake to the conclusion of the matter. Staff Attorneys are expected to become proficient in Landlord-Tenant practice and work under the direction of a Supervising Attorney.

To apply forward a resume and cover letter to Bill Whalen, Director, MELS, 125 Barclay Street, New York, New York 10007, email wwhalen@dc37.net

POSITION AVAILABLE: Staff Attorney - Housing Unit

SALARY RANGE: $63,050.00 - $90,042.00 per annum

REQUIREMENTS: Admitted to New York Bar, Minimum Two Years

                                    Commitment, Two Years' Experience Preferred,

Spanish Language Ability Preferred

DC 37…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    December 31, 2021
  • Education
    J.D. Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional
Salary
USD $63,050 - USD $90,042
/ year

Benefits

defined benefit pension

major medical, hospitalization, dental

generous vacation benefit

defined benefit pension

major medical, hospitalization, dental

generous vacation benefit

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Bi-Lingual (Spanish) speakers encouraged to apply

English

Bi-Lingual (Spanish) speakers encouraged to apply

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
55 Water Street, New York, NY 10041, United States

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