The Senior Staff Attorney provides civil legal services, with a focus on landlord tenant matters. The Senior Staff Attorney also provides know your rights workshops for community partners and clients.

The Senior Staff Attorney will be engaged in direct representation and may be asked to provide support to our network of pro bono attorneys who represent clients. The Attorney will also be expected to engage in activities including but not limited to:
  • Provide advice, counsel, and direct representation to clients in civil proceedings primarily in Hudson County Landlord/Tenant Court, during Housing Authority administrative proceedings, and before Rent Control Guidelines Boards and Rent Administrators;
  • Conduct legal intake and evaluate clients’ legal needs onsite and at various offsite legal clinics;
  • Provide training and technical assistance to community partners on tenants rights; and
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other tenant groups and community based organizations.