Staff Attorney (Housing)
Legal Services of New Jersey
Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ), is a dynamic non-profit law firm interested in making a difference in their client’s lives. Our staff is diverse, including a wide variety of backgrounds, bringing varied perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures. Our strength comes from the dedication, experience, talents, and perspectives of every employee. Whether you’ve been in private practice or public interest join us and help build a more just legal system for New Jersey’s most vulnerable populations.
LSNJ is looking for a housing attorney to join the housing advocacy team which combines client representation with housing policy advocacy. In this position you will provide tenant representation in landlord tenant court, and assistance in obtaining rental assistance. You will also be involved in community and client education and outreach activities, and system reform projects to identify and develop strategies to protect, preserve and expand the housing rights and opportunities for low-income people.
LSNJ offers comprehensive health and retirement plans and in-house trainings that offer CLE credit.
We will consider individuals with various level of relevant legal experience
To be considered, send a resume and cover letter describing your interest and related experience, and the states and years of all bar admissions. Please also include two recent legal writing samples. Send all required components to [email protected]. EOE.