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Staff Attorney (Housing/Welfare Unit)

Description: 

Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc. seeks Housing/Welfare Attorneys for its New Brunswick office. We are a non-profit law firm serving the low income communities in Union, Middlesex and Mercer Counties in New Jersey.

This staff attorney positions job duties include providing legal advice, representation in court and at administrative hearings and document preparation in the substantive areas of Housing and Public Benefits law. Job Description: Handling a full range of Housing cases (summary eviction proceedings, habitability hearings and section 8 terminations) and Public Benefits matters (TANF, SNAP, SSI), including administrative hearings, Superior Court litigation, and appeals.

Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc. is a non-profit law firm providing free legal assistance in civil matter to very low-income residents of Union, Middlesex and Mercer Counties in New Jersey. We are proud of our long history of a diverse workforce providing high quality legal assistance to our diverse populations of clients.We are an equal opportunity employer. We are an independent part of a network of civil legal aid providers. We provide continuing legal education to our attorneys and paralegals. We provide a generous benefits package and competitive salary.We are seeking to fill position listed above. 

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary Pay: $68,477.00 - $108,833.00 per year.

COVID-19 considerations: All of our office locations are equipped with sneeze guards. Also, we provide masks, gloves, disinfectant and hand sanitizer. 

Requirements: 

Requirements: Commitment to serving low income community and keeping the promise of Justice for All; license to practice law; excellent interpersonal skills. Multi-lingual a plus. Legal Aid experience or other relevant experience a plus.

To Apply: 

Submit your resume, writing sample and references to jchapin@lsnj.org.

Information

Submission Deadline: 
August 3, 2021
Organization Information: 
Central Jersey Legal Services, Inc
317 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
United States
Phone: 732-249-7600