Work must be performed in or near New York, NY.
Job Short Description:
The Domestic Violence Project (DVP) at the Urban Justice Center seeks a Family Law Attorney to work within a legal-psychosocial framework with survivors of domestic violence to provide legal representation and advocacy on custody/visitation, orders of protection, child/spousal support, and divorce. This position will work specifically with immigrant survivors of intimate partner abuse who have family law needs.
The family law staff attorney, who reports to the supervising family law attorney, is responsible for the following:
Generous vacation, medical and dental benefits are provided.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references via email to Heather Lothrop, Esq., Supervising Family Law Attorney at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please write “FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY” in the subject heading. Please do not contact us via telephone or fax. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Urban Justice Center is an equal opportunity employer.
September 30, 2022
October 3, 2022
The Urban Justice Center (UJC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of NYC’s most vulnerable citizens. The Domestic Violence Project (DVP) at the Urban Justice Center is seeking to hire a family law attorney to work with and on behalf of survivors of intimate partner abuse on family law matters. DVP’s mission is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse and their children live free of violence and abuse. We consider domestic violence in any type of relationship, regardless of gender or sexual identity, to be a human rights violation. Our work focuses on providing legal and social work services to promote justice and vigorously defend and protect victims’ human rights. To accomplish this, our attorneys, social workers, and advocates provide legal representation in affirmative and defensive immigration matters and NYC Family and Integrated Domestic Violence Courts, as well as providing mental health services, advocacy, case management, and on-going domestic violence education and outreach activities throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
USD $61,741 – USD $66,890 / year
This is a bargaining unit position represented for collective bargaining purposes by the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, UAW, Local 2230. The salary range for this position is $61,741.25- $66,890