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Staff Attorney, Brooklyn Family Justice Center (Part-Time)

Sanctuary For Families Inc.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Job Code
    117513885
  • Jobs Rated
    126th

Sanctuary for Families seeks an attorney to provide legal representation, pro se assistance and legal screenings to victims of domestic violence in family law matters in Brooklyn, primarily family offense, custody/visitation, and child/spousal support proceedings, as well as matrimonial matters. Other responsibilities include conducting community outreach and education and collaborating with other agencies to advocate for systematic change. The attorney will work out of the NYC Family Justice Center in Brooklyn on a part time schedule of three days a week, Wednesdays through Fridays.

<p>Sanctuary for Families seeks an attorney to provide legal representation, pro se assistance and legal screenings to victims of domestic violence in family law matters in Brooklyn, primarily family offense, custody/visitation, and child/spousal support proceedings, as well as matrimonial matters. Other responsibilities include conducting community outreach and education and collaborating with other agencies to advocate for systematic change. The attorney will work out of the NYC Family Justice Center in Brooklyn on a part time schedule of three days a week, Wednesdays through Fridays.</p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/g2EQWBs5mKwkSxaAINVnE"> <br/><br/><p>Provides direct representation, advocacy and pro se assistance to clients in family law litigation, including family offense, custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and matrimonial cases.</p> <p>Screens, advises and advocates for clients in legal and non-legal forums</p> <p>Conducts outreach to underserved communities.</p> <p>Represents Sanctuary for Families on task forces and other political and advocacy committees outside the agency.</p> <p>Facilitates clients access to intra-agency and outside resources, and administers provision of direct financial assistance and donations to clients.</p> <p>Participates in interagency conferences and legal/bar association committee meetings to keep abreast of developments in the areas related to the position.</p> <p>Represents Sanctuary for Families at community events.</p> <p>Maintains statistics relating to client services for grant reporting purposes</p> <p>J.D. degree</p> <p>At least two years of relevant experience</p> <p>Admission to the NY Bar</p> <p>Fluency in Spanish or another language spoken in significant Brooklyn populations preferred</p> <p>Comfortable speaking in public</p> <p>Strong verbal/written communication and leadership skills</p> <p>Applicants must be sensitive to issues of cultural, ethnic, and racial diversity with strong lawyering, advocacy, and leadership skills, to provide zealous, knowledgeable, and empathic legal advocacy to domestic violence victims</p> <p>Knowledge of the dynamics of gender-based oppression and a strong motivation to combat gender-based violence.</p> <p>Ability to multi-task and balance complicated cases</p><p>PI117513885</p>

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Staff Attorney, Brooklyn Family Justice Center (Part-Time)

Sanctuary For Families Inc.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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