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Staff Attorney (Housing & Consumer Law)

Description: 

 

Staff Attorney - Housing & Consumer Law

 

The Attorney will provide legal representation to low and middle-income litigants in Rochester City Court, Supreme Court, County Court, and Federal Bankruptcy Court. Legal services will be provided in housing and consumer law cases and other matters in Monroe, Ontario, and surrounding counties with a focus on foreclosure and eviction prevention. The Attorney will be part of a team of professionals who have dedicated themselves to the mission of LASROC, which is the provision of high-quality civil legal services to low- and moderate-income litigants. Services include direct representation, legal counseling, community outreach, education, and training  

Requirements: 

 

Qualifications:  

  • Juris Doctor & admission to the New York State Bar 
  • High level of initiative, self-motivation, and organization 
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills 
  • Strong negotiating ability 
  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately 
  • Respectful and empathetic consideration for clients 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and community partners 
  • Access to reliable transportation 
  • Bilingual capabilities are highly desired 

Qualifications:  

  • Juris Doctor & admission to the New York State Bar 
  • High level of initiative, self-motivation, and organization 
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills 
  • Strong negotiating ability 
  • Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas efficiently and accurately 
  • Respectful and empathetic consideration for clients 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and community partners 
  • Access to reliable transportation 
  • Bilingual capabilities are highly desired 
To Apply: 

Please, send the following information to https://lasroc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=66 for consideration:  

  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume 
  • Professional References  
  • Writing Sample (send to careers@lasroc.org
  • Unofficial Transcripts (if admitted under two years) (send to careers@lasroc.org

Information

Submission Deadline: 
June 1, 2022
Organization Information: 
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester
One West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614
United States
Phone: (585) 232-4090