Empire Justice is a statewide, multi‐issue, multi‐strategy non‐profit law firm focused on changing the “systems” within which poor and low income families live. The focus of the position will be to represent low and middle income homeowners who are unable to meet current mortgage obligations and need legal assistance to avoid foreclosure.
NY bar admission or law school graduate.
How to apply
Applications will be accepted until June 20, 2014. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three professional references to: (no phone calls please) Rebecah Corcoran, Human Resources Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org Ideal candidate need not have experience in field, although a background in real estate closings, foreclosure, home mortgages and/or consumer credit preferred. Candidate shall also have excellent negotiation skills, a strong interest in working directly with clients, ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrate a keen attention to detail and high level of accuracy in handling data, strong leadership skills and strong organizational skills and adept at managing multiple priorities. Spanish language proficiency is preferred but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience and based on the organization’s salary scale. Empire Justice Center currently offers a generous benefit package, including health insurance, life insurance, vacation, holiday and sick time. We are an organization that supports and encourages a work/life balance. Empire Justice Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who desires a diverse work force. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, the elderly, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender are welcomed and encouraged to apply.