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My Sisters’ Place Managing Attorney, Immigrant Rights Practice/Full Time Exempt

For complete job description and application instructions contact: jfriedman@mspny.org.
Please indicate in the subject line “Managing Attorney.”

Application Deadline: Applications should be submitted as soon as possible and offers will be made on a rolling basis as position must be filled as soon as possible.

Organization Mission: My Sisters’ Place (MSP) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that has been providing support to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking throughout Westchester County, NY, since 1978.

Description and Responsibilities: The Immigrant Rights Practice provides legal representation and advocacy to noncitizen survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking before Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) and New York Immigration Court on a variety of legal matter. Under the supervision of the CLS Managing Director, the Managing Attorney will represent individual clients, supervise the immigration staff’s caseload, manage grants and manage the practice’s staff. CLS serves MSP’s clients by coordinating services with other programs. CLS also serves as a leader in working for greater access to justice for immigrants by advocating for policies, laws and training at the court, local, state and federal levels that are responsive to immigrant survivors’ concerns.

Qualifications
J.D. Law Degree, admission to New York State Bar; minimum of five to eight years of relevant immigration law experience related to domestic violence and human trafficking. A minimum of three years supervisory experience; experience working with diverse communities; commitment to serving the public interest with high standards of legal practice in a manner that is client-centered; fluency or proficiency in Spanish preferred; excellent written, oral communication, and public speaking skills; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheets and case management database programs; excellent organizational, time management and record keeping skills, including the ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively and to interact with management and program staff and build strong client relationships; experience with federal grants a plus

Salary: commensurate with experience.

 

Office Space


WHITE PLAINS

Two Spacious Office Suites – one available immediately; one 7/1/2018
Free Parking Space Available
Receptionist, use of conference rooms, kitchen, Wi-Fi, secretary desk, voice mail/access 
24/7 access to secure working space
Referrals available from suite mates
470 Mamaroneck Avenue
Suite 302
Contact (914) 287-2000

 

MAHOPAC/PUTNAM COUNTY

Prime office space: 1200 square feet   
$1800 per month, includes snow plowing and garbage.
Newly renovated, great location on Route 6.
Plenty of parking. Close to parkway, train, courts, schools and Town Hall.
Call 845-656-5887.


WHITE PLAINS

Available immediately, congenial, brand new state of the art 4,000 square foot Luxury Suite with double glass entry doors and glass reception area. Receptionist, large conference room, full kitchen, water cooler, sink, refrigerator, coffee all free.  Postage & copier at cost. Client & visitor parking. You, your clients & guests will feel at home.  Walk to train and Courts. $1,100.00 per month plus parking. Only 3 Offices left.

Call 914-997-0071 or email: michael@nylegalhelp.com.

 

 




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