Staff Attorney

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Job location
100 Metroplex Drive
Suite 402
Edison, NJ 08818
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Legal Services of New Jersey
Street address: 
100 Metroplex Drive
City: 
Edison
State: 
New Jersey
ZIP: 
08818
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Legal Services of New Jersey is a well-established, non-profit based in Edison that has been providing free civil legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for four decades. We currently have a challenging and rewarding position for an attorney with experience in any of the following areas: consumer, housing and home ownership related matters.
In this position, the attorney will be representing individuals facing the loss of their homes, home repair contractor disputes and a variety of other legal problems as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Requirements: 

We seek candidates with experience in providing essential legal representation to low-income consumers. Experience with Consumer Fraud Act claims highly valued; familiarity/experience with federal and state disaster related assistance programs and other government programs is also highly valued but not required.

To apply: 

To be considered send a cover letter and resume detailing your previous related experience, as well as all other experience in providing assistance to economically disadvantaged people. Indicate the states and year of bar admissions, salary requirements, and include up to 3 recent legal writing samples.
Send all information to [email protected] .

Notes: 
Equal Opportunity Employer
Expiration date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019