• April 04, 2016 1:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    All interested persons meeting the minimum qualifications are encouraged to submit a UCS-5 Application for Employment form (obtainable from any administrative office in a court building or on the web at www.nycourts.gov/careers/UCS5.pdf) and a resume to:

    MICHAEL P. HAUSLER, CHIEF CLERK VI

    SURROGATE’S COURT, BRONX COUNTY

    851 GRAND CONCOURSE, ROOM 327

    BRONX, NY 10451

    Download job post here.

    Application deadline is April 7, 2016.


  • April 04, 2016 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The American Immigration Council is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader to build on its exceptional record of increasing public understanding of immigration law and policy with an emphasis on advancing fundamental fairness and due process in our immigration system, as well as emphasizing the value of immigration to American society.

    Download job post here.

    Application Process

    To apply, send an e-mail with a cover letter detailing your qualifications and a detailed explanation of your interest in this position along with your resume and salary requirements to: immcounciledsearch@immcouncil.org

    Compensation package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Resumes will be considered until position is filled.


  • April 04, 2016 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Staff Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York in Albany, New York.

    Download job post here.

    Use our application process at www.lasnny.org

    No applications will be accepted without a cover letter, resume and writing sample.


  • April 04, 2016 1:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Staff Attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York in Albany, New York serving Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Columbia and Greene Counties.

    Download job post here.

    Please use application process at www.lasnny.org

    No applications will be accepted without a cover letter, resume and writing sample.

  • April 04, 2016 1:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The American Immigration Council is a non-profit organization established to increase public understanding of immigration law and policy, advocate for the just and fair administration of our immigration laws, protect the legal rights of noncitizens, and educate the public about the enduring contributions of America’s immigrants.

    See post for Senior Staff Attorney here.


    TO APPLY : Qualified applicants are to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirement to: HR-AIC-LAC,hr@immcouncil.org or via fax: 202.783.7853.

    Cover letter should include a summary of how your background,

    knowledge, skills and abilities relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position.

    NOTE: Cover letters without desired salary may not be considered.


  • April 04, 2016 1:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center of Touro College, located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York invites applications for a Visiting Professor and Director of the Family Law Clinic for the Fall 2016 semester. We seek candidates, admitted to practice in New York, with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and with practice experience in the New York Family Court, including matters related to custody and visitation, child support, domestic violence, and child welfare. 

    The position will include teaching a clinic seminar, focusing on skills development through case discussion and simulations, supervising students in their role as “student attorneys,” and regularly appearing in court with the clinic students.  Touro Law is dedicated to the goal of diversity and seeks and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. 

    TO APPLY: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until May 15, 2016.  Applications must include a resume and statement of interest and should be mailed to Professor Meredith R. Miller, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, at mmiller@tourolaw.edu.


  • April 04, 2016 1:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is a not-for-profit law firm which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a seven-county region of the lower Hudson Valley in New York State.  The Newburgh office provides representation to residents of Orange County, primarily in the areas of housing, domestic violence related legal matters, government benefits, elder law, education, children’s law and foreclosure matters.

    Founded in 1967, LSHV is the primary provider of free civil legal services to 580,000 eligible poor and lowincome individuals in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties.  LSHV has eight offices, a staff of 130, including 83 attorneys and 19 paralegals.  Along with experienced and dedicated volunteer lawyers, LSHV last year handled over 14,200 cases benefiting over 26,170 people including over 9,600 children, and more than 2,500 senior citizens.

    Job Description

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening in our Newburgh office for a full time General Practice Staff Attorney to work on social security, public benefits, and other matters.   The attorney will serve low-income individuals and families living in Orange County with matters such as SSI/SSDI, Medicaid, Food Stamps, Public Assistance, consumer, disability discrimination, landlord/tenant and other housing issues. 

    Duties of the Position: intakes and individual case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers.  The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities.

    Qualifications

           Member in good standing of the New York State Bar; 

           Three or more years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent;

           Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program preferred;

           Excellent people skills;

           Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 

           Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders; and      English/Spanish bilingual preferred.

    TO APPLY: Please apply at our Career Center by following this link:

    https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=LSHVADP&jobId=47300&lang=en_US&sourc e=CC3

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our employees’ differences.  Applicants of diverse race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.  Our differences make us better. 


  • April 04, 2016 1:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is a not-for-profit law firm which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a seven-county region of the lower Hudson Valley in New York State.  The Yonkers office provides representation to residents of Westchester County, primarily in the areas of housing, domestic violence related legal matters, government benefits, elder law, education, children’s law and foreclosure matters.

    Founded in 1967, LSHV is the primary provider of free civil legal services to 580,000 eligible poor and low-income individuals in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties.  LSHV has eight offices, a staff of 130, including 83 attorneys and 19 paralegals.  Along with experienced and dedicated volunteer lawyers, LSHV last year handled over 14,200 cases benefiting over 26,170 people including over 9,600 children, and more than 2,500 senior citizens.

    Job Description

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV) has an immediate opening in our Yonkers office for a staff attorney to work on HOPP (Foreclosure) matters in Westchester County.  The attorney will serve low-income individuals and families on matters of foreclosure. 

    The duties include intake and individual case work, litigation in state and federal courts, including appellate practice, and education and outreach efforts directed at community members, advocates and service providers.  The person hired will also be expected to adhere to program and case handling standards, funder requirements, the highest professional standards, and be available as a resource to LSHV staff and access to justice communities.

    Qualifications

    •       Member in good standing of the New York State Bar;

    •       Three to five years of legal experience, including litigation, or its equivalent;

    •       Demonstrated commitment to serving low-income persons with prior experience in legal services or similar program preferred;         Understanding of the nature and dynamics of housing and benefits

    •       Excellent people skills;

    •       Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

    •       Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders; and             English/Spanish bilingual preferred.


    TO APPLY: Please visit https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=LSHVADP&jobId=47181&lang=en_US&source=CC3

    Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our employees’ differences.  Applicants of diverse race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.  Our differences make us better. 


  • April 04, 2016 1:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    MasterCard is committed to balancing innovation while protecting individual privacy and has embraced privacy and data protection as core to the successful execution of its business strategy. As part of that commitment MasterCard has established a world-class privacy program and is currently adding talent to its global team.

    The Senior Managing Counsel will be responsible for ensuring privacy & data protection compliance while enabling business innovation for providing data analytics services and products to financial institutions, merchants and other customers. The position will report to the SVP, Deputy Chief Privacy Office and will be a member of the Privacy & Information Governance leadership team.

     Responsibilities

     • Managing a team of two lawyers and one professional responsible for ensuring privacy & data protection compliance while enabling business innovation for providing data analytics services and products for internal and external customers;

    • Enabling the development of data analytic products and solutions while ensuring compliance with global privacy and data protection laws, utilizing privacy by design methodology;

    • Providing guidance for the development of data analytics products based on global standards for anonymization and pseudonymization

    • Establishing and implementing technical and organizational policies, procedures, processes and controls to manage data analytics projects and products;

    • Developing requirements for infrastructure necessary to support data analytics projects;

    • Developing standards for the ingestion and distribution of data to third parties;

    • Educating the business on controls for the development of data analytics products;

    • Engaging with various business units throughout the organization to raise awareness regarding data, privacy and data protection concerns affecting new and evolving data analytic initiatives;

    • Negotiating privacy and data security provisions of contracts with key vendors and clients to ensure compliance with GLBA, CAN-SPAM, PIPEDA, PIPA and other relevant laws and regulations;

    • Working as part of a global team of privacy and data protection professionals that are responsible for the development of data driven products, data protection compliance and regulatory engagement on data issues.

    The ideal candidate will have the ability to think and act both strategically and tactically with respect to the needs of business clients and their objectives while ensuring that the corporation remains compliant with law, and industry best practices.

     • Support business colleagues and create a process to ensure privacy compliance is built into all data analytic products and services for internal and external customers.

     • Ability to understand complex privacy & data protection law and apply those concepts to challenging business and data constructs and processes.

    • Manage and develop a team of privacy professionals

    • Analysis of new data analytic products & solutions for data analytic products and services on a global basis

    • Identify technical infrastructure and control requirements to enable privacy compliance; work with business and technical teams to assist in implementation;

    • Ensure new products & services comply with GLBA, FCRA, PIPEDA, PIPA, EU Data Protection Directive and similar laws on a global basis; and

    • Collaborate across the global privacy & data protection team to ensure global alignment in the analysis of all data analytic offerings.

     

    Qualifications

     • Bachelor's degree required – STEM degree a plus

     • Juris Doctor required

     •Privacy and Data Protection required

     • Legal experience in data analytics or big data

     • Member of a US state bar

    • Excellent managerial and leadership skills;

    • Expertise in and track record dealing with GLBA, EU Data Protection Directive; and other privacy and data regulatory requirements;

    • Expertise in models, algorithms and rules building and application;

    • Knowledge of global credit laws similar to the FCRA;

    • Expertise in pseudononymization, anonymization and de-identification methodologies;

    • Expertise in data aggregation standards;

    • Knowledge of benchmarking standards;

    • Familiarity with financial services industry and payment processing;

    • Motivated self-starter with ability to excel at multi-tasking in a fast paced environment.

    • Superior time management, planning, and organizational skills.

    • Strong analytic capabilities with written and oral communication skills.

    • Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven experience in relationship building and partnering. Must work well in both team and individual settings.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    TO APPLY: Go to www.mastercard.com/careers.

    Job #: R-34805


  • April 04, 2016 1:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.  The Center for Justice focuses on America’s system of crime and punishment.  There is a growing consensus among criminal justice experts and policymakers that America’s criminal justice system has relied too heavily on incarceration as the first and often only response to behavior that could better be addressed through other means.  The issues of race and class permeate the entire criminal justice system.  This is a critical time in the fight to truly reform the criminal justice system.

    The Center for Justice contains three Projects – the Capital Punishment Project, the National Prison Project, and the Criminal Law Reform Project.  These projects allow us to focus our work on the critical aspects of the system that must be challenged and changed to achieve true “criminal justice.”  We are working to end mass incarceration by changing and challenging core issues in the system regarding the laws we enact, the sentencing policies we pursue, who we decide to call criminals, and how we treat those suspected of or convicted of crimes.  The ACLU is taking on the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to remake and reform the criminal justice system in America.  With more than a million members, activists, and supporters, the ACLU is a nationwide organization that fights tirelessly in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., not only for true criminal justice, but for the principle that every individual’s rights must be protected equally under the law, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

    The Center for Justice of the ACLU’s National office seeks applications for a Staff Attorney who will report to the Director of the Center for Justice.  The successful candidate may choose to be based either in New York City or Washington, D.C.

    General Description

    All three Projects rely on strategic litigation, advocacy, public education, and communications to advance the Project goals.  The Projects also conduct lawyer trainings, participate in public education conferences, and provide expert advice and technical assistance to activists and lawyers throughout the country.  The Projects work with state affiliates to advance their criminal justice agendas, and each of the Projects has a focus on the racial disparities that exist in their respective work.

    The National Prison Project (NPP) seeks to ensure constitutional conditions of confinement in prisons, jails, juvenile facilities, and immigration detention facilities and is the only organization litigating conditions of confinement cases nationwide on behalf of men, women, and children.  NPP also leads the nationwide Stop Solitary campaign, which works to end the excessive and inappropriate use of solitary confinement.  NPP’s policy priorities include reducing prison overcrowding, improving prison healthcare, eliminating violence and maltreatment, and increasing oversight and accountability in prisons, jails, and other places of detention.

    The Criminal Law Reform Project (CLRP) seeks to end excessively harsh criminal justice policies that result in mass incarceration and stand in the way of a just and equal society.  CLRP focuses its work at the “front end” of the criminal justice system, with an emphasis on reforming abusive bail practices, ending unnecessary and prolonged pretrial detention, and protecting the right to counsel, including current litigation and advocacy across the nation to support public defenders in their struggle to provide quality defense services to poor people.  CLRP also challenges racially biased enforcement of criminal laws, seeks to end the unjustified police use of force, and is promoting an affirmative platform for policing in the 21st century that emphasizes moving from a warrior to a guardian approach.

    The Capital Punishment Project (CPP) seeks national abolition of the death penalty.  CPP uses litigation, legislation, public education, and communications advocacy strategies to advance abolition by fighting to reduce the death penalty’s use and acceptance nationwide.  CPP’s strategic litigation includes efforts to expand categorical exemptions to the death penalty and systemic litigation about the death penalty’s racially biased and arbitrary application.  The litigation work spans from individual representation of death row inmates in places like the Deep South to amicus efforts in a wide range of state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

    Job Description

    The Staff Attorney will report to the Director of the Center for Justice and will contribute to all aspects of the Center’s litigation and non-litigation work.  Initially, the responsibilities of this position will focus on current NPP prisoner conditions class actions in federal court, working closely with other staff attorneys and local counsel.  Over time, the focus of the job will include cases brought or worked on by NPP and CLRP as well as projects with or assigned by the Director of the Center for Justice.  Specific responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

    · Litigating in state and federal courts, including appellate courts, throughout the country, including researching and drafting pleadings and briefs, engaging in discovery and motion practice, and conducting evidentiary hearings and oral arguments.

    · Analyzing legislation for potential litigation.

    · Providing technical assistance and expert legal advice to local ACLU affiliates, cooperating attorneys, and others who seek assistance from the Center for Justice.

    · Developing new cases and non-litigation advocacy projects.

    · Engaging in public speaking and articulating ACLU views to a variety of audiences on a broad range of prisoners’ rights, criminal justice, and civil liberties issues.

    · Supervising paralegals.

    Qualifications

    · J.D. degree and a minimum of seven years of litigation experience, preferably in federal court, including experience as lead counsel. Individuals with more experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Responsibilities will be commensurate with experience and demonstrated skill level.

    · Appropriate bar membership permitting practice in New York or Washington D.C.

    · A demonstrated commitment to civil liberties, racial justice, and public interest law.

    · A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team.  Ability to foster and contribute to a collaborative team environment is essential.

    · Excellent legal research skills.

    · Demonstrated ability to perform complex legal analytical work.

    · Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    · Self-motivated, diligent, and able to meet strict deadlines while under pressure.

    · Familiarity with criminal justice issues preferred.

    · Ability to travel.

    The ACLU offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience and within parameters of the ACLU compensation scale.

    The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

    The ACLU undertakes affirmative action strategies in its recruitment and employment efforts to assure that persons with disabilities have full opportunities for employment in all positions.

    We encourage applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations in the application process to contact: hrjobsincl@aclu.org [3].  Correspondence sent to this email address that is not related to requests for accommodations will not be reviewed. Applicants should follow the instructions above regarding how to apply.

    The ACLU comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation. Both the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU Foundation are national organizations with the same overall mission, and share office space and employees. The ACLU has two separate corporate entities in order to do a broad range of work to protect civil liberties. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name “ACLU.”

    TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, current resume, the names and contact information of three references, and at least one legal writing sample by email to:  hrjobsCFJ@aclu.org[2].  Reference [CJ-06/ACLU-W] in subject line.  Please note that this is not the general ACLU applicant email address. This email address is specific to Center for Justice postings. In order to ensure your application is received please make certain it is sent to the correct e-mail address.  You can expect to receive an automatic response that acknowledges the submission of application materials. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this career opportunity. Please indicate in your cover letter where you learned of this career opportunity. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 


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