Hudson Valley Justice Center (HVJC) is a not-for-profit law firm serving low-income immigrants in the Hudson Valley. We handle a broad range of civil legal matters, including housing, immigration, family law, public benefits, disability, consumer, and employment law. HVJC is currently the only organization representing non-citizens in eviction proceedings in Orange, Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. In addition to individual matters, HVJC handles class actions, participates in community organizing, and fights for legislative change that promotes equal access to justice. The unique racial, cultural, and social perspectives of HVJC’s staff enriches our ability to provide culturally competent services to our clients. HVJC fosters an inclusive workplace built upon mutual respect for all staff members.
HVJC has an immediate opening for a full-time Supervising Attorney based in our Newburgh Office. The Supervising Attorney will be responsible for day to day supervision of two staff attorneys and one paralegal. The Supervising Attorney shall provide direct representation to a small number of complex housing cases and handle any affirmative litigation projects directed at increasing housing stability. Additionally the Supervising Attorney shall work to further HVJC’s access to justice initiatives, legislative advocacy projects, and coordinate outreach.
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits. HVJC makes efforts to provide flexible work schedules to accommodate employees needs as balanced by the needs of the agency. Individuals needing scheduling accommodations are encouraged to apply.
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